Removing domestic violence as grounds for asylum sends a chilling message to survivors in U.S.
This decision by the administration is a step backward for domestic violence survivors and families. It sends a message — to immigrants and to U.S. residents — that you won’t be taken seriously, or that you can inflict harm, because domestic violence is a “private crime.” This attitude encourages people to turn a blind eye to violence and suffering and only serves to perpetuate the cycle of domestic violence. Learn More
Spring 2018 Newsletter