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Neven Stipanovic Argues for Asylum-Seeker

June 10, 2005

Neven Stipanovic, an attorney in BRC's Washington office, argued on June 3rd in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit before Circuit Judges Stephen Reinhardt, Sidney Thomas, and Donald Lay (8th Circuit).  In an appeal from the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (now the Department of Homeland Security), Mr. Stipanovic represented an asylum applicant from the former Yugoslavia fleeing persecution based on her political opinion.  The case is Kikovic v. Gonzales, 03-72813.  Nevin handled the matter on a pro bono basis.