Information on custody laws in El Salvador, on whether male children automatically go to the father, and if the father's permission is needed for the mother to remove the children from the country [SLV21207.E]

No information on the above-mentioned subject could be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted by the DIRB for this Response to Information Request.

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