To Group or Not To Group? Refugee Status for Central American Victims of Gang Violence

Bonilla-Mathé, Isabel
November 2013
Tulane Journal of International & Comparative Law;Winter2013, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p145
Academic Journal
The article discusses the U.S. laws for providing refugee status for victims of gang violence in Central America. It mentions that the Central America is the largest place for homicides due to gang violence. It informs that gangs in the U.S. can be categorized according to their level of organization and the sophistication of their criminal activities. It also offers information on the U.S. laws for people related to gangs and seeking asylum in the country.


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