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Asylum Seeker's Nationality Type of persecution Most Recent Outcome/Decision (if any)sort ascending Summary
Case #4856 Guatemala Domestic violence - Child abuse, Domestic violence (including child, partner, in-law violence)

The Los Angeles Asylum Office granted asylum to a Guatemalan woman who suffered from severe domestic abuse by her husband. Her husband also killed her father and recently kidnapped their 3-year old daughter.

Case #3452 Kenya

An IJ granted asylum on November 28, 2005 to a Kenyan young man who suffered child abuse at the hands of his father. The applicant was the son of the father's second wife. After the father died, the eldest son of his first wife started abusing the applicant and his mother even more to force them off the land. Elders in the village did nothing -they said they wouldn't interfere with family... Read more

Case #10831 Honduras Gang-related violence, Sexual orientation

A Washington Immigration Judge  granted withholding of removal to Honduran man who suffered persecution for being effeminate and gay. In Honduras, the man dated women to hide his sexual orientation and eventually fathered a child with his girlfriend. He left Honduras for the first time in 2013 because he feared for his life if someone found out he was gay. He was apprehended at the... Read more

Case #18046 Honduras Domestic violence (including child, partner, in-law violence)
Case #6518 Mali Domestic violence (including child, partner, in-law violence), Female Genital Cutting (FGC) / other mutilation, Child/forced marriage