Case #14998

Country of Origin: 
Honduras
Type of persecution: 
Domestic violence (including child, partner, in-law violence)
Domestic violence - In-law abuse
Gender of applicant: 
Female

Case Summary

The IJ denied the asylum application of a Honduran woman who was physically and emotionally abused by her husband's brother (her brother-in-law) after her husband left for the United States. The applicant advanced both political opinion and particular social group claims, including the groups "family members of X," "Honduran women," "Honduran women treated as property by virtue of position in family." 

Date Submitted

Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 10:22