THLA congratulates “J.M.S.R.” on her successful application for U.S. Asylum. On June 26, 2017, the United States granted asylum to J.M.S.R., who is a native of El Salvador. As a transgender woman, she suffered torture and abuse from the police and the local gangs in her community. Fearing for her life, J.M.S.R. fled from El Salvador and made the dangerous trek to the United States, being robbed along the way.
J.M.S.R. received pro bono legal representation through a partnership between THLA and ...Continue Reading →