Cases & Deals

Asylum granted to Honduran mother and child fleeing domestic violence

Clients KNH and KSN

Jones Day client K.N.H. fled Honduras with her minor son K.S.N. after suffering prolonged and horrific domestic violence at the hands of K.N.H.'s domestic partner and the father of K.S.N. K.N.H. had submitted multiple complaints to the Honduran police, but was not provided protection. Jones Day helped the clients obtain release from detention, submitted their application for asylum, and represented them before an immigration judge. Asylum was granted on May 10, 2016.