Case #26240

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

Case Summary

The asylum office granted asylum to a Morrocan woman who fled domestic violence. The applicant’s husband subjected her to physical violence, threatened with making her abort their unborn child, and threatened to kill her if she sought employment. The applicant went to the police for help but was turned away. The applicant’s attorney reported proposing the particular social groups of: "married women in Morocco who are unable to safely leave their marriages," "Moroccan women who are viewed as property due to their role in a domestic relationship," "married Moroccan women," and "Moroccan women." The applicant’s attorney also reported that the applicant, and or the adjudicator cited or referenced Matter of A-B-.

Date Submitted

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 13:25