Case #23821

Country of Origin: 
El Salvador
Type of persecution: 
Domestic violence (including child, partner, in-law violence)
Domestic violence - Child abuse
Domestic violence - Partner abuse
Gang-related violence
Gang - Extortion
Gang - Family-based
Gender of applicant: 
Female

Case Summary

The IJ granted humanitarian asylum based on the parties' agreement that the applicant, a Salvadoran woman, had experienced severe past persecution from her first partner while she was a child then throughout a 20-year-relationship with her second partner. She had not heard from her first partner in decades and the second partner is in the U.S. She fled El Salvador because of gang threats and extortion. DHS did not appeal.

Date Submitted

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 14:02

Outcome for Case #23821

Level: 
Immigration Judge
Date of Decision: 
Thursday, December 20, 2018
IJ Outcome: 
Granted
Type of Relief Granted/Denied: 
Asylum
Jurisdiction: 
Basis for the Asylum/Withholding Decision: 
PSG
Check if Grace v. Whitaker was cited or referenced in this case by you, DHS, or the adjudicator.: 
No