Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

IJ: ‘Women in El Salvador’ a Social Group for Asylum


"Respondent has demonstrated that she is a member of the particular social group consisting of "women in EI Salvador" and that the persecution she fears is on account of her membership in that group. ... Respondent has a well-founded fear of future persecution on account of her membership in a particular social group. ... Respondent's application for asylum under section 208(a) of the Act should be and hereby is GRANTED." - Matter of X-, Nov. 7, 2012, San Francisco.  [Hats off to Heliodoro Moreno Jr.!]