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Asylum Seeker's Nationality Type of persecution Most Recent Outcome/Decision (if any)sort ascending Summary
Case #13466 Mexico
Case #25026 Jordan Race/ethnicity/clan, Statelessness
Case #11018 Honduras Domestic violence (including child, partner, in-law violence)

The Board of Immigration Appeals upheld the Immigration Judge's denial of asylum, withholding of removal, and CAT relief. The case involved a Honduran woman who suffered domestic violence by her ex-domestic partners. Her first domestic partner regularly beat her and controlled her. He died 15 years ago. She then suffered physical and psychological abuse by a second domestic partner. She... Read more

Case #855 Guatemala Domestic violence (including child, partner, in-law violence)
Case #5277 Nepal Political association/activist (including women’s rights activist)/whistleblower, Rape or sexual violence (non-domestic and non-gang)), Religious, Women's rights activist/feminist beliefs (non-domestic/familial and non-gang)

An Arlington Asylum Office granted asylum to a non-Hindu, non-Maoist, Nepalese woman who was a woman's rights and anti-government activist and journalist. She was arrested and brutally tortured more than 15 times by Hindu government and Maoist actors.

Case #80 El Salvador Domestic violence (including child, partner, in-law violence), Street child

The applicant was born in 1984 in El Salvador. Her father died before she was born and her mother died when she was eight years old. The applicant has five siblings, but does not where any of them are. The applicant lived with her mother's friend; she was not allowed to go to school and instead was responsible for the household chores. Her mother's friend's husband threatened and abused the... Read more

Case #11087 El Salvador Domestic violence (including child, partner, in-law violence)

An Immigration Judge denied asylum, withholding of removal, and CAT relief to a Salvadoran woman who was physically, emotionally, and sexually abused by her husband of thirteen years. Her husband threatened to kill her and told her he could do whatever he wanted to her because she was his woman. The husband raped the woman's older daughter, his step-daughter, repeatedly over a period of... Read more

Case #4935 Guatemala Domestic violence (including child, partner, in-law violence)

An Asylum Office granted asylum to a Guatemalan who suffered from intimate partner domestic violence. 

Case #22683 El Salvador Domestic violence (including child, partner, in-law violence), Domestic violence - Child abuse

The immigration judge granted humanitarian asylum to a Salvadoran woman who experienced severe sexual abuse and slavery as a child at the hands of her grandfather. The applicant's grandfather held her as a sexual slave for years in retaliation for the applicant reporting her abuse to her grandmother. She also reported the abuse to the police,... Read more

Case #10371 Honduras

The motion to reopen based on eligibility for SIJS was granted. Minor cannot be reunited with one or more parents due to neglect.

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