Asylum Based on Domestic Violence or Gang Persecution in the USA: When Is the Government ‘Unable or Unwilling’ to Protect the Victim?

International Law Quarterly, winter 2020 • volume XXXVI, no. 1

7 Pages Posted: 2 Apr 2020

Date Written: March 1, 2020

Abstract

Section 208 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) authorizes the granting of asylum to individuals who are physically present or arriving in the United States, regardless of their status, and who meet the definition of refugee.

Keywords: Asylum, immigration

Suggested Citation

Espinoza, Jean Pierre, Asylum Based on Domestic Violence or Gang Persecution in the USA: When Is the Government ‘Unable or Unwilling’ to Protect the Victim? (March 1, 2020). International Law Quarterly, winter 2020 • volume XXXVI, no. 1 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3551509

Jean Pierre Espinoza (Contact Author)

Espinoza Law Offices P.A. ( email )

1506 S. Florida Ave.
Lakeland, FL 33803
United States

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