Information about refugees and asylum, humanitarian parole, battered spouse, children, and parents, victims of human trafficking, crimes, and special situations.
I’m an Immigration Lawyer because it is a terrible thing to hear indisputably rational terror in a father’s voice. This Little Syrian Boy: Here’s Who He Was Syrian Refugee Crisis: Deadliest Humanitarian Crisis of Our Time […]
In a proper exercise of Executive Authority, President Obama announced today that the odd Wet Foot Dry Foot Policy applied to Cuban Refugees has ended. The Cuban Adjustment Act is now, half a decade after its passage, ubiquitously used not […]
Did you know that asylees are eligible for benefits and services such as job placement, English classes, and temporary cash assistance? Many asylees are not aware of time-limited benefits and services available to them through the federal Office of Refugee […]
Bars to Eligibility for Withholding of Removal An applicant is not eligible for withholding of removal if he: Is a persecutor; Has committed a serious nonpolitical crime outside the United States; There are reasonable grounds to believe the alien is […]
Temporary Immigration Status for Haitians Infomasyon pou Aplikan TPS Kreyol Ayisyen January 15, 2010 – Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Haitians who were in the U.S. before this week’s devastating earthquake, allowing them to stay […]
January 6, 2010. Regarding an Ethiopian Citizen’s Asylum Application. Ethiopian Citizen Stripped of His Citizenship Due Eritrean Ancestry. SUMMARY: U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit orderd the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) to review their prior decision that petitioner must show “denationalization plus” in order to prove […]