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Asylum Seeker's Nationality Type of persecution Most Recent Outcome/Decision (if any)sort descending Summary
Case #4909 El Salvador Domestic violence (including child, partner, in-law violence)

An Asylum Office granted asylum to a Salvadoran victim of intimate partner domestic violence. 

Case #3627 Mali Domestic violence (including child, partner, in-law violence), Female Genital Cutting (FGC) / other mutilation, Female Genital Cutting - Past FGC, Child/forced marriage

An Immigration Judge granted asylum to a Malian woman who was a victim of FGC. She was forced to marry her cousin who raped, beat, and treated her like a servant. She has a scar on her neck from a beating with a belt with a metal buckle. 

Case #176 Somalia Political association/activist (including women’s rights activist)/whistleblower

The applicant's father is a clan leader, who has also served as a high ranking official in the Somali government. Her father has taken many stands against the corruption of the Siad Barre and Mohamed Egal regimes and therefore he and his family, including the applicant, have been targeted for persecution. After his military coup, President Siad imprisoned her father for seven years due to his... Read more

Case #6672 El Salvador Child abuse, Domestic violence (including child, partner, in-law violence), Gang-related violence, Rape or sexual violence (non-domestic and non-gang))

A Houston Asylum Office in Houston granted asylum to a Salvadoran minor. For many years, the girl's stepfather, a former gang member, had assaulted and threatened her life. After the stepfather sexually molested both of her older sisters, one of them committed suicide.

Case #10849 El Salvador Domestic violence (including child, partner, in-law violence)

A New York City Immigration Judge granted asylum to a Salvadoran woman who suffered years of domestic violence by her ex-partner and the father of her child. 

Case #20820 Uganda LGBTQI, Sexual orientation
Case #3274 Brazil HIV/AIDS status, Sexual orientation

Asylum Officer granted asylum to a 36 year old HIV-positive gay man from Brazil. His father physically and emotionally abused him for being gay, and the police refused to register the claims, and refused to provide protection on the ground that the beatings constituted domestic disputes. The applicant suffered police harassment frequently. In 1992, police arrested the applicant and while in... Read more

Case #5651 Mexico Domestic violence (including child, partner, in-law violence)

The San Francisco Asylum Office granted asylum to a Mexican woman whose husband was abusive and was sexually preying on their oldest daughter.

Case #11341 Senegal Deserting military service, Political association/activist (including women’s rights activist)/whistleblower, Sexual orientation

A San Francisco Immigration Judge granted CAT relief to a bisexual man from Senegal. The man was chronically homeless and feared persecution because of his sexual orientation and also because of his involvement with a rebel group, The Movement of Democratic Forces of Casamance (MFDC).  

Case #10633 El Salvador Domestic violence (including child, partner, in-law violence)

A San Antonio Immigration Judge granted asylum to a Salvadoran woman who suffered domestic violence by her ex-domestic partner.  

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