via HIRC blog

On August 27, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals granted the appeal of Kenia Martinez-Mejia, a woman from El Salvador who came to the United States after fleeing gender-based and gang violence. Clinical students Benjamin Antillon Fernandez ’21 and Madeline Kane ’21 worked on an amicus brief submitted by the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program on October 25, 2019.

You can learn more about this case from the Boston College Law Ninth Circuit Appellate Program, which represented Ms. Martinez-Mejia in the Ninth Circuit case.

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Tags: Benjamin Antillon Fernandez, HIRC, Kenia Martinez-Mejia, Madeline Kane

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