No. 13-70520.

846 F.3d 351 (2017)

Raul BARAJAS-ROMERO, Petitioner, v. Loretta E. LYNCH, Attorney General, Respondent.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Withdrawn from Submission August 19, 2014.

Resubmitted July 30, 2015 San Francisco, California.

Filed January 18, 2017.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Katherine Cheng (argued), Certified Law Student, UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, California; Michael W. Reynolds (argued), and Carlos M. Lazatin , O'Melveny & Myers LLP, Los Angeles, California; for Petitioner.

Tim Ramnitz (argued), Attorney; Shelley R. Goad , Assistant Director; Office of Immigration Litigation, Civil Division, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.; for Respondent.

Before: Andrew J. Kleinfeld, Jacqueline H. Nguyen, and Paul J. Watford, Circuit Judges.


We address the "principal reason" standard for withholding of removal, and also the acquiescence and relocation standards for Convention Against Torture relief. At issue is why Raul Barajas-Romero was tortured and whether he can be returned to Mexico...

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