After CGRS became involved in their cases, each of the women refugees featured below was granted asylum in the United States. Their attorneys and other organizations that worked on their cases all deserve congratulations for their successful efforts.
On Friday, August 17, 2007, 28 year-old José Emanuel “Pepe” Méndez Dardón was assassinated on his way home from work in Guatemala City. Pepe, the married father of seven year-old twins, was the son of Amílcar Méndez, who has been internationally recognized for his human rights work. Learn more...
Trafficking, Prostitution & Sexual Slavery
Ms. M-, from China, and Ms. O-, from an ex-Soviet Republic4
Ms. A-, from Jordan4
Ms. K-, from the Democratic Republic of Congo4