Case #26094

Country of Origin: 
Honduras
Type of persecution: 
Domestic violence (including child, partner, in-law violence)
Domestic violence - Child abuse
Gang-related violence
Gang - Extortion
Gang - Former gang member
Gang - Informant/witness to gang activity
Gang - Recruitment
Gender of applicant: 
Male

Case Summary

The IJ denied the CAT application of a Honduran man who was forced to do drugs and steal by the gangs as a child. The applicant was also abused by his mother when growing up. The applicant was convicted of an aggravated felony and the IJ denied his application for CAT protection based at least in part on news reports about ongoing police investigations into the death of two of applicant's family members.

Date Submitted

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 11:09