Media

“Beaten and raped in El Salvador, a domestic violence survivor finds little hope for asylum in U.S.,” Jazmine Ulloa, Los Angeles Times, August 10, 2018

“Jeff Sessions Has Been Targeting Asylum-Seekers Fleeing Domestic Violence. It’s Been ‘Devastating,’” Noah Lanard, Mother Jones, July 26, 2018

“New U.S. asylum rules bring confusion, fear and few options for immigrants,” Anita Chabria and Rosalio Ahumada, Sacramento Bee, July 15, 2018

“Sessions’ immigration decision on domestic violence threatens women’s lives,” Cheryl Thomas, Melissa Scaia, and Helen Rubenstein, MinnPost, June 21, 2018

“For U.S. asylum seekers, #MeToo is now moot,” Lynda Waddington, The Gazette, June 17, 2018

“Lawyer: Jeff Sessions’ Attacks on Migrant Domestic Violence Survivors Drags U.S. Back to ‘Dark Ages,'” Democracy Now!, June 15, 2018

“Attorney General Sessions ignores international law and human rights in denying asylum to domestic violence victims,” Elizabeth McCormick, Tulsa World, June 14, 2018

“Lawyers to Challenge Sessions’ Ruling In Asylum Case,” Masood Farivar, Voice of America, June 13, 2018

“Denying U.S. asylum to domestic violence victim has global impact – experts,” Ellen Wulfhorst, Thomson Reuters Foundation, June 13, 2018

“‘If they send me away, my life is gone’: Meet the U.S. asylum seekers at risk in new crackdown,” Matt Kwong, CBC News, June 13, 2018

“Immigration judges say Sessions’ decision makes it harder for people facing ‘life and death’ to win asylum in US,” Angilee Shah and Tania Karas, PRI, June 12, 2018

“Critics denounce Sessions’ move to restrict asylum for domestic and gang violence victims,” Daniella Silva, NBC News, June 12, 2018

“Is Domestic Violence Private?” Julia Preston, The Marshall Project, June 12, 20183

“Sessions excludes domestic, gang violence from asylum claims,” Elliot Spagat, Associated Press, June 12, 2018

“Jeff Sessions’s Racist Whims and the Danger Ahead for Victims of Domestic Violence,” Prachi Gupta, Jezebel, June 12, 2018

“Victims of Domestic Abuse, Gangs To Be Denied Asylum In U.S.,” Joel Rose, NPR, June 12, 2018

“‘Back to the Dark Ages’: Sessions’s asylum ruling reverses decades of women’s rights progress, critics say,” Samantha Schmidt, Washington Post, June 12, 2018

“U.S. attorney general curbs asylum for immigrant victims of violence,” Reade Levinson and Sarah Lynch, Reuters, June 11, 2018

“Sessions Rules Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence Can’t Always Win Asylum,”Alicia Caldwell, The Wall Street Journal, June 11, 2018

“Sessions: Victims of domestic abuse and gang violence generally won’t qualify for asylum,” Maria Sacchetti, Washington Post, June 11, 2018

“Jeff Sessions’ Changes to Asylum Law Will Put Some Women in ‘Great Danger,’ Say Experts,” Alix Langone, TIME, June 11, 2018

“Sessions Makes It Vastly Harder for Victims of Domestic Abuse and Gang Violence to Receive Asylum,” Madison Pauly and Noah Lanard, Mother Jones, June 11, 2018

“Sessions Says Domestic and Gang Violence Are Not Grounds for Asylum,” Katie Benner and Caitlin Dickerson, New York Times, June 11, 2018

“This Salvadoran Woman Is At The Center Of The Attorney General’s Asylum Crackdown,” Joel Rose, NPR, May 22, 2018

“Her Husband Beat Her and Raped Her. Jeff Sessions Might Deport Her,” Jane Fonda and Karen Musalo, New York Times, May 17, 2018

“US attorney general considers ending asylum for domestic violence victims,” Bob Egelko, San Francisco Chronicle, May 10, 2018

“A War on Women at the US Border,” Michelle Chen, The Nation, May 8, 2018

“Trump Administration Wants to Shut Door on Abused Women,” Julia Preston, Politico, April 17, 2018

“When Deportation Is a Death Sentence,” Sarah Stillman, New Yorker, January 15, 2018