Bad Boys, Whatcha Gonna Do When They Come For You: An Examination of the United States’ Denial of Asylum to Young Central American Males Who Refuse Membership in Transnational Criminal Gangs

Bad Boys, Whatcha Gonna Do When They Come For You: An Examination of the United States’ Denial of Asylum to Young Central American Males Who Refuse Membership in Transnational Criminal Gangs

Lauren E. Sullivan, 2014 J.D. Candidate at Duquesne University School of Law (Winter 2014)

This article explains U.S. asylum law and the barriers that applicants face in obtaining grants of asylum under the current law, followed by an explanation of how applicants, especially Central American males, and their representatives can pursue successful asylum claims in U.S. immigration courts and federal courts.

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