Case #28815

Country of Origin: 
Mexico
Type of persecution: 
LGBTQI
Sexual orientation
Sexual orientation - Gay
Rape or sexual violence (non-domestic and non-gang))
Gender of applicant: 
Male

Case Summary

The asylum office granted asylum to a gay man who experienced sexual abuse when he was growing up because of his sexual orientation. He feared reporting to the police because he is gay. He was not able to talk about the abuse that happened to him he decided to apply for asylum.

Date Submitted

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 15:05

Outcome for Case #28815

Level: 
Asylum Office
Date of Decision: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
AO Outcome: 
Granted
Jurisdiction: 
California
Was Grace v. Whitaker cited or referenced in this case by you, DHS, or the adjudicator?: 
No