June 11, 2018

Asylum – burden of proof

Posted by D.A. King at 8:20 pm - Email the author   Print This Post Print This Post  

8 USC 1158

“(B) Burden of proof

(i) In general
The burden of proof is on the applicant to establish that the applicant is a refugee, within the meaning of section 1101(a)(42)(A) of this title. To establish that the applicant is a refugee within the meaning of such section, the applicant must establish that race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion was or will be at least one central reason for persecuting the applicant.”