Other Forms of Relief if Asylum Fails

Other Forms of Relief if Asylum Fails

In our previous article [BARS OR DISQUALIFYING FACTORS TO ASYLUM] we discussed on what grounds the government attorney may disqualify an asylum claim.  In the end, we mentioned that asylum is discretionary.  That means the Immigration Judge can decide not to grant...
Bars or Disqualifying Factors to Asylum

Bars or Disqualifying Factors to Asylum

In our previous article [HOW WE PREPARE ASYLUM CASES] we touched upon arguments that the government attorney may present to disqualify a person from meeting the requirements for asylum.  In this article we explore other disqualifying factors that will be a bar to...
How We Prepare Asylum Claims

How We Prepare Asylum Claims

Our previous article [REQUIREMENTS FOR ASYLUM] explained what is required to have an asylum claim.  In that article, we stressed the importance of contacting an attorney early and having the attorney present during the interview with the asylum officer. If the client...
Requirements for Asylum

Requirements for Asylum

The world is a dangerous place and there are many people coming to US borders seeking safety and freedom in the United States.  Many of these people have to pay coyotes or smugglers large sums of money to bring them to the border.  They think that just getting to the...
Basics and Caveats of Seeking Asylum

Basics and Caveats of Seeking Asylum

By now, a lot of people in Arizona have seen stories of people seeking asylum. Some people might be wondering exactly what this refers to. Asylum refers to a special form of protection afforded to someone who has fled from their country because of fear of persecution....
Seeking Asylum for Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation

Seeking Asylum for Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation

When some people think of those who are seeking asylum in the United States, they might automatically turn to those who are living in hostile areas plagued by violence. They might think of people who are being persecuted in their home country over their religious...
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