Case #23897

Country of Origin: 
Honduras
Type of persecution: 
Domestic violence (including child, partner, in-law violence)
Domestic violence - Child abuse
Rape or sexual violence (non-domestic and non-gang))
Gender of applicant: 
Male

Case Summary

The asylum office granted asylum to a unaccompanied Honduran minor whose was raped by a family member when he was 5 and whose father was violent towards him and his mother. The boy has multiple scares on his body from his father's abuse, endured verbal abuse, and was forced to work beginning when he was 9 years old and exposed to dangerous tools and toxic chemicals. It is unclear what protected ground(s) the asylum grant relied on. When his father harmed his mother, the boy tried to defend her, but his father abused him further.

Date Submitted

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 17:44

Outcome for Case #23897

Level: 
Asylum Office
Date of Decision: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019
AO Outcome: 
Granted
Jurisdiction: 
California
Check if Grace v. Whitaker was cited or referenced in this case by you, DHS, or the adjudicator.: 
No