A social activist from Zambia who fled her country after being raped and tortured by police was granted political asylum in the United States, thanks to a litigation partner at Nixon Peabody who took on the pro bono case. Also, an associate at Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy last month convinced the Department of Homeland Security, during the initial client interview, to grant immediate asylum to a refugee from the Republic of Guinea who was the victim of female genital mutilation.
Public Interest Projects
New York Law Journal
February 24, 2006
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