Asylum Case for Persecuted Female from Afghanistan

Sheila Therese Starkey Hahn

Case Conclusion Date:April 16, 2012

Practice Area:Immigration

Outcome:Asylum Granted

Description:Prepared Asylum Application and represented a westernized, educated woman from Afghanistan in her interview at the Arlington Asylum Office. Her husband had been killed by the Taliban and she feared for her life in Afghanistan owing to her membership in the specific social group comprising her family, as well as her political opinion in opposition to the Taliban.