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NIJC has a new Chicago address at 111 W. Jackson Blvd, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60604 and a new email domain at

In June 2018 former Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a decision known as Matter of A-B-, in which he attempted to limit the ability of survivors of gang and gender violence to obtain asylum. Read NIJC's Matter of A-B- practice advisory page for updates on this decision and subsequent court rulings limiting its scope.

Yahoo News: Sessions targets a new breed of asylum seekers, persecuted for their gender or for escaping gangs (6/14/18)

Al Jazeera: New US asylum rules leave abuse survivors 'always afraid' (8/10/18)