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Asylum Seeker's Nationality Type of persecution Most Recent Outcome/Decision (if any)sort ascending Summary
Case #3785 Senegal Domestic violence (including child, partner, in-law violence), Female Genital Cutting (FGC) / other mutilation, Child/forced marriage

Ms. E.M. is a native of Senegal who arrived in the United States in 2000. She was awarded Cancellation of Removal under VAWA on May 27, 2008 before Judge Schoppert of the New York Immigration Court at 26 Federal Plaza. Ms. E.M���??���?������¢??s claim for asylum was based on the treatment she endured in Senegal on... Read more

Case #199 India Domestic violence (including child, partner, in-law violence)

The applicant’s husband is a martial arts instructor. He has trained numerous police forces and military personnel and security forces, and he was a personal security officer to several high-ranking Indian government officials. The applicant met her husband when she gave him English lessons. One day, before class, he raped her. After, he insisted that she marry him. With nowhere else to turn,... Read more

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