De Pena-Paniagua v. Barr: Victory for Domestic Violence Survivors

  • Organization: Center for Gender and Refugee Studies
  • Document Type: Case law/admin decisions
  • Date Created: Friday, May 01, 2020
  • Attachment(s): LINK

The First Circuit issued a positive decision in De Pena-Paniagua v. Barr, an asylum case involving a domestic violence survivor from the Dominican Republic. CGRS breaks down the De Pena ruling and its significance for asylum seekers around the country in the first video (6 minutes) of CGRS's “Asylum in the 21st Century: What’s New?” series. 

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