The Fifth Circuit has reversed a finding by the agency that an asylum applicant who had experienced past persecution could safely relocate within India.  "Before discussing the record evidence, we first note that the DHS produced no evidence on this issue despite the fact that it bore the burden of proof."  Reliance solely on the general reports submitted by the petitioner was insufficient to demonstrate that there is “a specific area of the country” where the petitioner does not have a well-founded fear of persecution.

The full text of Singh v. Sessions can be found here: