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Asylum Seeker's Nationality Type of persecution Most Recent Outcome/Decision (if any)sort ascending Summary
Case #3273 Cameroon Political association/activist (including women’s rights activist)/whistleblower, Rape or sexual violence (non-domestic and non-gang))

Asylum Officer granted asylum. The applicant was a 24-year-old Anglophone Cameroonian. Her father participated in the Southern Cameroon National Council (SCNC), and died after being detained, tortured, and denied medical treatment for a kidney condition by the Cameroonian police. The applicant became an active member of the SCNC in 1999, and was arrested twice. During the arrests she was held... Read more

Case #10761 El Salvador Domestic violence (including child, partner, in-law violence), Gang-related violence

A Texas Asylum Office granted asylum to a Salvadoran minor. The girl was raped and impregnated by a MS gang member when she was 15 years old. The rapist was later imprisoned for another offense. From jail, the girl's rapist called to threaten her, demanded that she had to give him the child, and told her to pay him conjugal visits. 

Case #12189 Guatemala Domestic violence (including child, partner, in-law violence)

Guatemalan female experienced past persecution from her ex-husband and father of her oldest daughter. Her ex-husband continues to believe she is his woman and has threatened that she will "pay for it" if she ever returns to Guatemala. Client filed for asylum 11 years after her last arrival in the US, but has been diagnosed with PTSD and depression, and is arguing changed circumstances, due to... Read more

Case #4941 Guatemala

An Asylum Office granted asylum to a Guatemalan. 

Case #19336 Guinea-Conakry Political association/activist (including women’s rights activist)/whistleblower, Race/ethnicity/clan

The immigration judge granted asylum to a Peul/Fulani male applicant from Guinea-Conakry who fled physical violence from security forces/gendarmes during political protests against the ruling Rally of the Guinean People (RGP) party. The applicant’s attorney proposed the protected grounds of Peul/Fulani ethnicity and imputed political opinion of anti-RGP or anti-President Conde and his... Read more

Case #20409 El Salvador Domestic violence (including child, partner, in-law violence), Domestic violence - Child abuse, Gang-related violence, Gang - Recruitment

The immigration judge granted asylum to a Salvadoran male unaccompanied minor who experienced domestic violence and gang violence.

 

Case #11330 Guatemala Race/ethnicity/clan, Gang-related violence, Rape or sexual violence (non-domestic and non-gang))

A San Francisco Immigration Judge granted asylum to a Guatemalan woman and her family. The family suffered a violent attack and death threats by drug traffickers. The drug traffickers had tricked the woman's husband into moving into an ocean property used for drug trafficking under the pretense of needing help to maintain the property. When the family tried to leave, the husband was... Read more

Case #6672 El Salvador Domestic violence - 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 #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.  

Case #23765 Honduras Gang-related violence, Gang - Extortion, Gang - Family-based, Political association/activist (including women’s rights activist)/whistleblower, Whistleblower or other informant / witness to corruption

The immigration judge denied asylum, withholding, and CAT protection to a Honduran woman who fled gang threats. A gang had killed her brother after he refused to pay a “tax.” The gang then started threatening the applicant and her sister. The applicant proposed a social group of “family members of [her brother who was killed].” According to the applicant’s attorney, the IJ determined that... Read more

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