Attorney General Sessions limits asylum for domestic violence victims


WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday overturned a key immigration case that had granted asylum to a Salvadoran woman who had been raped and beaten by her former husband.

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivers remarks at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund’s 30th annual candlelight vigil in Washington, U.S., May 13, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

The decision could have wide-ranging impacts on immigrants seeking refuge in the United States from violence in their home countries

Sessions’ ruling came after he made the…



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