Her Husband Beat Her and Raped Her. Jeff Sessions Might Deport Her

By May 22, 2018In the News

Her Husband Beat Her and Raped Her. Jeff Sessions Might Deport Her

 Jane Fonda and Karen Musalo, New York Times (May 17, 2018)

The New York Times published an op-ed – coauthored by CGRS Director Karen Musalo and actress and activist Jane Fonda – drawing attention to one of this Administration’s latest assaults on asylum seekers: the Attorney General’s intervention in domestic violence asylum case Matter of A-B-. The United States has affirmed its commitment to protect women fleeing gender-based violence. But the advances we have achieved together over the years are all at risk. Attorney General Sessions intends to use the case as a vehicle to undermine protections for domestic violence survivors and countless others fleeing persecution at the hands of so-called private or non-state actors.

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