Case #27056

Country of Origin: 
Colombia
Type of persecution: 
Gang-related violence
Gang - Recruitment
Political association/activist (including women’s rights activist)/whistleblower
Political association/activist
Gender of applicant: 
Male

Case Summary

The applicant's attorney reports that the immigration judge granted the CAT deferral claim of a Colombian man who fears torture and death if returned to Colombia. The applicant's father was murdered in 2002 when client was a young child. His family believes the applicant's father was murdered for refusing to join the guerillas. According to the applicant's attorney, the IJ granted CAT deferral based on the applicant's risk due to his familial relationship to his father, who refused to join the FARC or guerrilla forces.

Date Submitted

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 10:01