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As More Migrants are Denied Asylum, An Abuse Survivor is Turned Away

By June 20, 2019October 21st, 2020No Comments

The number of asylum claims denied by immigration judges increased to nearly 70 percent last year after the Justice Department made it harder for victims of domestic abuse and gang violence to get asylum.” Violence against women in their native countries is causing many to flee their homelands. In today’s political climate it is imperative that we recognize the plight of many women and children as they put their lives on the line as they search for a better way of life. Read more.