Declaration from Stephanie Izaguirre

Declaration from Stephanie Izaguirre

When [my client] discussed her fear of gangs in El Salvador, the asylum officer seemed impatient and began to rush through the interview… Every woman I met was forced to care for her children and discuss her case simultaneously.… Mothers were forced to recount very traumatic and upsetting details of rape, violence and kidnapping in the presence of their young children. Women were forced to attend court hearings in front of immigration judges with their children running around the room.

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