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Mani Khavajian

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  • Syria asylum applicant (Sunni Muslim) - Is the military draft argument compelling?

    Applied for asylum in April 14 based on religion & political opinion. Interview hasn't been scheduled yet. 3 years ago, credible media sources reported that 'Sunni Muslim' soldiers/conscripts were executed by their superior officers for ...

    Mani’s Answer

    Your asylum claim sounds close to a political opinion. Dont attempt this in your own. Speak with a good immigration attorney to determine the best path forward.

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  • CSC4 / victim recantation?

    Adult victim in an attempt CSC4 case wishes to recant her accusation, now saying the touching event outside clothing was consensual. Her statement to police included saying that her boyfriend "had been pushing me to press charges". Defendant ple...

    Mani’s Answer

    Yes it is possible. Find a good criminal defense attorney in your area. Avvo is a great place to start your search for an attorney.

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  • How can I prove that i have not worked without an employment authorization during my stay in the US.

    My asylum case was pending for 3 years in the court until the IJ decided to terminate my removal proceeding. I am currently out of status for over 1000 days, with less than 180 of unlawful presence in the country. I am planing to travel soon and ...

    Mani’s Answer

    Dont leave the U.S. without first speaking with immigration lawyer.

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  • Apply for asylum for the visa G with condition 2 years ..and when can apply for asylum for the student?

    FIRST thank you for your cooperation to answered my question before....my questions now about visa G with the two years condition can apply for asylum? or should change the status or what should do?AND can apply for asylum to the student whil...

    Mani’s Answer

    Must apply for asylum within your first year in the United States. Contact an immigration attorney for a consultation to determine the best path forward.

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  • Been here for 6 years, but never applied for asylum, I came in 2009 and was afraid to go back cuz the country was unstable

    Immigration

    Mani’s Answer

    The rule is that asylum applications must be filed within your first year of arrival to the U.S., good newd is that there are many exceptions to this rule. Meet with an immigration attorney to determine if you qualify for an exception to the one-year bar. Avvo is a great place to start your search for an attorney.

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  • What do i do? I am confused why this happened

    I was given a citation to appear in court for slamming doors (never happened). A neighbor called the police on me and all i was doing was taking luggage to my car from out my home as I was going to the airport to make a flight. When I asked the po...

    Mani’s Answer

    Hire an attorney and dont speak to anyone except your lawyer in private.

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  • Can a 16 year old be sexually active with a 18 year old?

    My parents tried telling me that it was statutory rape and when I denied it and told them that I'm not splitting up with my significant other, they filed a PPO against them. I don't know what to do

    Mani’s Answer

    If you care about him, then make sure he does not violate ppo by being with you.

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  • Referral to an Immigration Court

    I applied for Asylum but I got a referral note.I have three questions first is how much the lawyer will charge me for the court ? I know it is a vary number but I appreciate it if you give me a range. And can I move the court location? It is supp...

    Mani’s Answer

    You cant just file another asylum claim if you lose. Talk to an immigration attorney in private to understand the entire process.

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  • How can I get instructions on how to get my warrant expunged

    ITs a warrant for probation violation

    Mani’s Answer

    Warrants dont get expunged, think you're confused. Talk to a criminal lawyer in private to determine the best path forward. Most offer free initial consultations. Avvo is a great place to start your search for an attorney.

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  • An asylum applicant with an asylum pending case is held in jail after violating a traffic code?

    my friend was held in jail after making a turn right while in red. after that the officer handcuff him and took him to jail even though my friend told him he is an asylum applicant and showed him the document of temporary status until hearing. Is ...

    Mani’s Answer

    You need to hire an attorney focused on criminal defense and immigration law to determine yhe best path forward. Avvo is a great place to start your search for an attorney. Asylum claims are very difficult to win, make, sure he has an attorney to help him with the process.

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