No. 21-1371.

72 F.4th 563 (2023)

Zuowei CHEN, Petitioner, v. Merrick B. GARLAND, Attorney General, Respondent.

United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit.

Decided: July 6, 2023.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

ARGUED: Tamara L. Jezic , JEZIC & MOYSE, LLC, Wheaton, Maryland, for Petitioner. Brett Fredrick Kinney , UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, Washington, D.C., for Respondent. ON BRIEF: Brian Boynton , Acting Assistant Attorney General, Kohsei Ugumori , Senior Litigation Counsel, Office of Immigration Litigation, Civil Division, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, Washington, D.C., for Respondent.

Petition for review granted; vacated and remanded by published opinion. Judge Harris wrote the opinion, in which Chief Judge Gregory and Judge Quattlebaum joined.

Petitioner Zuowei Chen is a native of China admitted to the United States on a student visa in 2009. Chen now seeks review of a Board of Immigration Appeals order denying his applications for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture. If removed to China, Chen fears, he will...


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