CILA Resource on Jaco v. Garland Now Available

The Fifth Circuit’s Opinion in Jaco v. Garland and Strategy Considerations for Your Unaccompanied Child Client’s Asylum Case.

The decision by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in Jaco v. Garland is an important one, with implications for asylum applicants who fear return due to domestic violence. CILA has been working on a new resource for advocates presenting domestic violence claims that summarizes the decision and other relevant caselaw and includes strategy considerations for advocates. We are pleased to report that it is now available on our website under Additional Resources. If you do not have the password, please feel free to reach out to us at