CGRS Publications

CGRS engages in scholarly research and writing on cutting edge issues regarding refugee and human rights. Reports and articles produced by CGRS can be found on this page. To view CGRS-authored briefs, we invite you to visit our litigation pages. To request other CGRS materials to support your asylum case, including practice advisories, country conditions reports, sample briefs, and expert declarations, please fill out this request for assistance form.

Topics below include:

  • Gender Asylum
  • Children's Asylum
  • Gang Asylum
  • Gender-Based Violence (Guatemala - Haiti - Central Asia)


Gender Asylum

​Children's Asylum

Gang Asylum

Other Asylum

Gender-Based Violence



Central Asia

Pro Se Manual for Survivors of Domestic Violence

CGRS developed a pro se manual for survivors of domestic violence seeking asylum, withholding of removal, and Convention Against Torture protection in the United States. You can download the manual in English (here), Spanish (here), and Haitian Creole (here). CGRS thanks the law firm Seyfarth Shaw for printing copies of this manual for us.

Litigation Support Materials

CGRS produces a wide range of resources to assist attorneys representing women, children, and LGBT asylum seekers, among other refugees fleeing persecution, including practice advisories, country conditions documentation, and expert declarations. View our litigation support materials here