Case #31287

Country of Origin: 
Nicaragua
Type of persecution: 
Political association/activist (including women’s rights activist)/whistleblower
Political association/activist
Women's rights activist/feminist beliefs (non-domestic/familial and non-gang)
Whistleblower or other informant / witness to corruption
Gender of applicant: 
Female

Case Summary

The immigration judge granted asylum to a Nicaraguan woman who was a member of the Partido Liberal Constitucionalista (PLC) against the Sandinistas. She also cooperated as the prosecutor's witness in her daughter's rape case against the daughter's biological father. She fears persecution from the daughter's father who will be released from prison and his family members. The immigration judge granted asylum based on her political opinion and economic depravity for being forced to quit her job as a public school janitor due to her liberal political views. DHS did not appeal the decision.

Date Submitted

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 14:40

Outcome for Case #31287

Level: 
Immigration Judge
Date of Decision: 
Thursday, April 4, 2019
IJ Outcome: 
Granted
Type of Relief Granted/Denied: 
Asylum
Basis for the Asylum/Withholding Decision: 
PO
Judge: 
Was Grace v. Whitaker cited or referenced in this case by the applicant/counsel, DHS, or the adjudicator?: 
Yes