Resources for Children’s Asylum Claims

Published   on June 17, 2015

U.S. Government Materials

 

UNHCR Documents

  • N. High Comm’r for Refugees, Guidelines on International Protection No. 8: Child Asylum Claims under Articles 1(A)2 and 1(F) of the 1951 Convention and/or 1967 Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees, U.N. Doc. HCR/GIP/09/08 (Dec. 22, 2009), available at http://www.unhcr.org/50ae46309.html
  • N. High Comm’r for Refugees, Guidelines on Policies and Procedures in dealing with Unaccompanied Children Seeking Asylum (Feb. 1997), available at http://www.unhcr.org/3d4f91cf4.html
  • N. High Comm’r for Refugees, Guidelines on International Protection No. 1: Gender-Related Persecution within the context of Article 1A(2) of the 1951 Convention and/or its 1967 Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees, U.N. Doc. HCR/GIP/02/01 (May 7, 2002), available at http://www.unhcr.org/3d58ddef4.html
  • N. High Comm’r for Refugees, Guidelines on International Protection No. 2: “Membership of a particular social group” within the context of Article 1A(2) of the 1951 Convention and/or its 1967 Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees, U.N. Doc. HCR/GIP/02/02 (May 7, 2002), available at http://www.unhcr.org/3d58de2da.html
  • N. High Comm’r for Refugees, Guidelines on International Protection No. 7: The application of Article 1A(2) of the 1951 Convention and/or 1967 Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees to victims of trafficking and persons at risk of being trafficked, U.N. Doc. HCR/GIP/06/07 (Apr. 7, 2006), available at http://www.unhcr.org/443b626b2.html
  • N. High Comm’r for Refugees, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence against Refugees, Returnees, and Internally Displaced Persons: Guidelines for Prevention and Response (May 2003), available at http://www.unhcr.org/3f696bcc4.html
  • Comm., U.N. High Comm’r for Refugees, Conclusion 47 on Refugee Children (Oct. 12, 1987), available as http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae68c432c.html
  • N. High Comm’r for Refugees, UNHCR Handbook for the Protection of Women and Girls (Jan. 2008), available at http://www.unhcr.org/4ad33d5a6.html
  • N. High Comm’r for Refugees, Guidance Note on Refugee Claims Relating to Female Genital Mutilation (May 2009), available at http://www.refworld.org/docid/4a0c28492.html
  • N. High Comm’r for Refugees, Guidance Note on Refugee Claims Relating to Victims of Organized Gangs (Mar. 2010), available at http://www.refworld.org/docid/4bb21fa02.html
  • Brief for U.N. High Comm’r for Refugees as Amicus Curiae Supporting Petitioner, Mejilla-Romero v. Holder, 614 F.3d 572 (1st Cir. 2010) (No. 08-2336), available at http://www.refworld.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/rwmain?docid=4c2325212
  • U.N. High Comm’r for Refugees, Guidelines on International Protection No. 9: Claims to Refugee Status based on Sexual Orientation and/or Gender Identity within the context of Article 1A(2) of the 1951 Convention and/or its 1967 Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees (Oct. 2012), available at http://www.unhcr.org/50ae466f9.pdf
  • U.N. High Comm’r for Refugees, Guidance Note on Refugee Claims Related to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (Nov. 2008), available at http://www.justice.gov/sites/default/files/eoir/legacy/2014/08/15/UNHCR_Guidelines_Sexual_Orientation.pdf

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