Case #28495

Country of Origin: 
Guatemala
Type of persecution: 
Domestic violence (including child, partner, in-law violence)
Domestic violence - Child abuse
Gang-related violence
Gang - Rape or sexual violence
Gender of applicant: 
Female

Case Summary

The asylum office granted asylum to a Guatemalan woman whose parents abused her. They forced her to sell vegetables at the market and beat her if she did not sell enough. Gang members repeatedly robbed and raped her on her way back from the market, and her parents beat her for returning empty-handed not believing she had been raped.

Date Submitted

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 11:52

Outcome for Case #28495

Level: 
Asylum Office
Date of Decision: 
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
AO Outcome: 
Granted
Jurisdiction: 
Oregon
Was Grace v. Whitaker cited or referenced in this case by you, DHS, or the adjudicator?: 
No