Aguilar-Jimenez Board of Immigration Appeals (2002) [pdf]

In the Matter of Aguilar-Jimenez, Board of Immigration Appeals (2002) Filed an amicus brief discussing the “extreme cruelty” and “extreme hardship” standards in the context of requests for suspension of deportation under VAWA, specifically that extreme cruelty includes the psychological and emotional abuse imposed on a child who is forced to watch as a parent is battered by another parent. (Crowell and Moring Pro Bono)