Particular Social Group Practice Advisory: Applying for Asylum After Matter of M-E-V-G- and Matter of W-G-R
This practice advisory discusses particular social group-based asylum claims after the BIA's decisions in Matter of M-E-V-G- and Matter of W-G-R-. Please note that this practice advisory was last updated in 2016. Although it does not provide an overview of the most current particular social group case law, it does provide an in-depth analysis of the problems inherent with the BIA's social distinction and particularity tests. For a current discussion of case law and best practices in particular social group asylum claims, please see NIJC's Matter of A-B- practice advisory at www.immigrantjustice.org/matterofab.