Case #22440

Country of Origin: 
Type of persecution: 
Domestic violence (including child, partner, in-law violence)
Domestic violence - Child abuse
Sexual orientation
Sexual orientation - Gay
Gender of applicant: 

Case Summary

The immigration judge granted asylum to two men, a couple, from India. They hid their sexual orientation and their relationship, but once their landlord found out, the police showed up with one of their fathers and beat them. Then they fled the country. The immigation judge granted asylum based on membership in the group "gay men in India."

Date Submitted

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 10:44