Perdomo v. Holder : A Step Forward in Recognizing Gender as a "Particular Social Group" Per Se

@inproceedings{Le2011PerdomoVH,
  title={Perdomo v. Holder : A Step Forward in Recognizing Gender as a "Particular Social Group" Per Se},
  author={Minh Tam Le},
  year={2011}
}
IntroductionIndividuals seeking asylum in the United States who have suffered gender-based persecution have faced substantial difficulties in navigating an asylum system that does not explicitly recognize gender-related persecution as grounds for political asylum.1 Immigration laws afford the Attorney General the discretion to grant political asylum.2 In order to qualify for this protection, however, an applicant must be a refugee under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).3 To qualify as… CONTINUE READING