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Asylum Seeker's Nationality Type of persecution Most Recent Outcome/Decision (if any)sort ascending Summary
Case #10813 El Salvador Child abuse, Gang-related violence Nov 28, 2014 (Asylum Office)

Unaccompanied Salvadoran minor who cooperated with the police in a sting operation that resulted in the arrest of an 18th street gang member and fears that the gang will harm or kill him if he returns because he helped the police arrest one of their fellow gang members.

Case #10814 El Salvador Child abuse, Gang-related violence Nov 28, 2014 (Asylum Office)

Applicant is an unaccompanied Salvadoran minor who cooperated with the police in a sting operation that resulted in the arrest of an 18th street gang member and who has been summoned to testify in the criminal trial of the arrested gang member. Applicant fears that the gang will harm or kill him if he returns because he helped the police arrest the gang member.

Case #10812 Mexico Domestic violence intimate partner (includes sexual violence), Repressive social norms Jun 27, 2014 (Asylum Office)

Mexican woman who was raped and impregnated as a teenager by the father of her two children.  He was physically and emotionally abusive to the client and their children.  After he left her for another woman, he continued stalking and following her, begging her to come back to him. When she refused, he shot at the bedroom where she and their children were sleeping. She filed for asylum within... Read more

Case #2994 Ethiopia Female Genital Cutting, Female Genital Cutting - Fears FGC to a Child, Female Genital Cutting - Past FGC May 30, 2014 (Immigration Judge)

IJ granted asylum on December 2007. Following the BIA's decisions in In re A-T- and In re A-K-, an Immigration Judge grants asylum to a woman based on past female genital cutting (FGC), as well as her fear that either her U.S. citizen daughter would be subjected to FGC if the family were forced to return to Ethiopia, or that she (and her family) would face ostracism rising to the level of... Read more

Case #10811 Guatemala Child abuse, Domestic violence intimate partner (includes sexual violence), Repressive social norms Mar 07, 2014 (Asylum Office)

Guatemalan woman who survived childhood sexual abuse from her step-father and domestic violence from her husband.  She lived in the US with her abusive spouse, who continued to abuse her in the US.  After she reported the abuse to the police, her husband was deported to Guatemala. Her husband blames her for his deportation and abuses their children in Guatemala to get back her.  He has... Read more

Case #10744 El Salvador Child abuse, Gang-related violence, Gender identity, HIV/AIDS, Rape or sexual violence (non-domestic), Sexual Orientation Mar 07, 2014 (Asylum Office)

The San Francisco Asylum Office granted asylum to a Salvadoran man who is gay and HIV positive. 

Case #10743 Mexico Child abuse, Domestic violence intimate partner (includes sexual violence) Mar 06, 2014 (Asylum Office)

Mexican woman who had suffered years of incest from older male family members and violence from the father of her two oldest children was granted asylum by the San Francisco Ayslum Office.  She filed for asylum more than 7.5 years after her last arrival in the US and a psychological evaluation was submitted in her case to overcome the one-year filing deadline because of the past trauma she had... Read more

Case #10810 Mexico Gender identity, HIV/AIDS, Rape or sexual violence (non-domestic), Sexual Orientation Mar 05, 2014 (Asylum Office)

Client is a gay, Mexican man who repressed his sexual orientation for most of his life and married a woman to conform with social, cultural and religious norms.  He contracted HIV after having casual relationships with men in the US.  He last entered the US in 1999 and filed for asylum in December 2013. He was able to overcome the one-year filing deadline due to various changed and... Read more

Case #10707 Mexico Gender identity, Rape or sexual violence (non-domestic), Repressive social norms, Sexual Orientation Mar 04, 2014 (Asylum Office)

Gay man from Michoacan, Mexico granted asylum.  Filed for asylum more than 4 years after last entry into the US.

Case #10827 El Salvador Domestic violence intimate partner (includes sexual violence) Nov 27, 2013 (Immigration Judge)

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