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Trump Administration Plans to Detain Asylum Seekers Indefinitely

Trump Administration Plans to Detain Asylum Seekers Indefinitely For those facing unthinkable violence and threats of persecution, asylum provides an escape. It promises safety, peace, and prosperity away from the grasp of fear. Yet within the last year, the Trump administration has continually proven itself an enemy of asylum seekers. While potential asylees, including many…

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Asylum Interview

Preparing for Your Asylum Interview

Preparing for Your Asylum Interview Each year across the globe, thousands must flee their homes due to persecution and fear. The United States (U.S.) allows those who fear return to their native countries to apply for asylum. If granted asylum, a beneficiary can stay in the U.S. permanently, building a life free from the threat…

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Affirmative and Defensive Asylum

Affirmative and Defensive Asylum: Learn the Differences

Affirmative and Defensive Asylum: Learn the Differences Thousands of refugees across the world seek asylum each year. Asylum is a globally recognized form of government protection, and each person has a right to seek it in the country of their choosing. In the United States (U.S.), asylum rights and laws are governed by the Immigration…

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Asylum Seekers Mexico

News Alert: Trump Forces Asylum Seekers to Wait in Mexico

News Alert: Trump Forces Asylum Seekers to Wait in Mexico December 21, 2018 Recently, asylum law has been continuously present in the news. Throughout the fall, President Trump publicly reacted to a caravan of Central American migrants traveling to the U.S. southern border. Originating in Honduras, the caravan delivered safety in numbers as thousands of…

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Border Patrol Fires Tear Gas Migrants

News Alert: US Border Patrol Fires Tear Gas at Migrants

News Alert: US Border Patrol Fires Tear Gas at Migrants November 29, 2018 Over the holiday weekend, news broke of a clash between migrants and United States (US) border patrol agents. US personnel at the Tijuana border deployed tear gas against a group of migrants, including women and young children. For example, the nation saw…

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Political Asylum USA- Frequently Asked Questions

Political Asylum USA: Frequently Asked Questions

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) is sensitive to the plight of foreign nationals who may be exposed to harassment, discrimination, or unfair persecution based on race or religious discrimination, nationality, or political and social association in their home countries. For those who are currently present in the United States, and can show…

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Davis & Associates is Preparing Clients for Changes to the Political Asylum Interview Process

Davis & Associates is preparing clients for recent changes to the application and interview process for pending political asylum cases. Until recently, the oldest political asylum applications were processed first, causing some cases to remain pending for up to a year before the applicant was ever able to schedule an interview with The United States…

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What You Need to Know About Temporary Protective Status

What You Need to Know About Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

Temporary Protected Status is designed by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) to be a compassionate option for individuals from nations where conditions exist that may keep them from returning safely at a particular time. Alternatively, the home country may temporarily be unable to accommodate the safe return of the individuals. The Department…

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Obtaining Political Asylum USA

Obtaining Political Asylum USA

Political asylum USA is an avenue for individuals in danger of persecution or harm in their home country to achieve residency in the United States and secure their safety. The process requires an individual to prove that there is “reasonable fear” for personal security if returning to their country of origin. Asylum may be granted…

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