The U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit, held that the Salvadoran petitioner failed to show he would suffer persecution because he opposes gang membership, noting he did not pinpoint any characteristic that renders members of the proposed group social visible. To read the decision, click here.
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The Summer Olympics of 2012 have brought together athletes, coaches, fans, and spectators from across the globe. The U.S. is currently being represented by vast groups of immigrants, reflecting that our diversity is our strength. This is especially the case with Danell Leyva, who won bronze for the U.S. in men’s gymnastics. Danell entered the country without inspection but was able to adjust status under the Cuban Adjustment Act of 1966. His story, and many others like his, can teach America about the merits of proper immigration reform and pathways for citizenship for the many undocumented individuals currently residing here. To read more about this need for immigration reform as reflected in Danell, click here.