Matter of S-E-G-: The Final Nail in the Coffin for Gang-Related Asylum Claims?

Harris, Lindsay M.; Weibel, Morgan M.
March 2010
Berkeley La Raza Law Journal;2010, Vol. 20, p5
Academic Journal
The article examines the issues involving the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) and "Matter of S-E-G-." It discusses the potential effect of the case, analyzes the elusive elements of the decision and probes the U.S. case law adopting S-E-G- in the Circuit Courts of Appeal. It also concludes with recommendations on how judges can overcome the S-E-G- in carefully considering gang-related cases.


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