HERNANDEZ-AVALOS v. LYNCH

Holding that (1) BIA's finding of a lack of nexus in family-based asylum claim rested on an erroneous distinction between gang threats on account of Petitioner's relationship to her son and gang threats intended to coerce Petitioner into permitting her son to join the gang and (2) BIA improperly distorted and disregarded Petitioner's testimony regarding the gang's influence over the local police in finding that the Salvadoran government was not unable and unwilling to protect her.

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