Young refugees from El Salvador head off to play street football in their adopted city of Tapachula, southwest Mexico, close to the border with Guatemala, in this September 2016 file photo.
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Gang Claim Resources

Asylum is a form of protection which allows an individual to remain in the United States instead of being removed to a country of feared persecution. Feared persecution may present itself in different forms, but for many individuals, feared persecution is linked directly to gang violence. The following materials were developed for asylum-seekers seeking protection based on a fear of gang violence in their country of origin, but they are not a substitute for legal counsel

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