The Eighth Circuit rejected an appeal from a Bosnian national seeking asylum, who had been beaten several times by Croatian police, and whose daughter had been harassed at school.  The court also rejected the petitioner's argument that the Court improperly relied on the testimony of an expert witness whose name was not submitted on a witness list 15 days in advance of a hearing and his assertion that the use of an asylum officer's "assessment to refer" violated his due process rights.

The full text of Nanic v. Lynch can be found here: