Practice Advisories Available for Domestic Violence and Children's Asylum Claims

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CGRS is pleased to announce the publication of updated practice advisories for domestic violence and children’s asylum claims.

Updated following the Board of Immigration Appeals’ August 26, 2014 decision in Matter of A-R-C-G, the practice advisory on domestic violence asylum claims contains new information on claims involving forced relationships that are increasingly seen from countries such as Mexico and the Northern Triangle (El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras).

The practice advisory on children’s asylum claims provides an overview of the law related to children seeking asylum in the United States, including requirements for establishing a valid claim and relevant case law and advice regarding legal theories and strategy. It also includes pointers throughout and an appendix outlining the types of evidence that should be submitted in children’s asylum cases where available.

To obtain either of these advisories, please request assistance in your asylum case.