Case #31197

Country of Origin: 
El Salvador
Type of persecution: 
Gang-related violence
Gang - Extortion
Gang - Family-based
Gang - Informant/witness to gang activity
Gang - Recruitment
Gender of applicant: 

Case Summary

The IJ denied asylum, withholding, and CAT protection to a Salvadoran man who fears persecution. The applicant ran a small business in El Salvador and was extorted by the 18th Street gang. His wife was also extorted and his brother-in-law was killed for not paying extortion money.

Date Submitted

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 13:06