Legal Advice for Refugee — 21 results
Written by attorney Elizabeth Blandon, 12 months ago.
Persons outside the United States who have a fear of returning to their home country may qualify for refugee status while abroad. The fear of extreme harm must be based on the foreigners:... more
Written by attorney Wendy Whitt, over 2 years ago.
If you are a refugee or asylee and want to travel outside the United States, you need a Refugee Travel Document. In most cases, you may use the Refugee Travel Document for travel in place... more
Written by attorney Alla Londres, about 3 years ago.
asylum and refugee determinations are made under the same legal
standard that requires persecution or a well-founded fear of future
persecution on account of race, religion,... more
Written by attorney Wendy Whitt, over 3 years ago.
If you entered the United States as a refugee within the past two years or were granted asylee status within the last two years, certain family members may be able to join you in the U.S.... more
Written by attorney Elizabeth Blandon, 2 months ago.
Thousands of people come to the United States every year seeking refuge from the harm they might suffer in their home country. The following is a summary of publicly-available statistics... more
Written by attorney Elizabeth Blandon, 6 months ago.
Asylees are allowed to work, travel internationally and receive a green card. Spouses and children of asylees receive similar benefits. They can apply whether they are in, or out of, the... more
Written by attorney Elizabeth Blandon, 11 months ago.
The Real ID Act was enacted on May 11, 2005. This law imposed strict standards on foreign nationals by allowing immigration judges to require foreigners to produce documents in order to win... more
Written by attorney Carl Shusterman, over 3 years ago.
How Do I Apply to Get Derivative Asylum or Refugee or Status for my spouse?
If you want to help your spouse get derivative refugee or asylee status, you need to file Form I-730, Refugee/... more
Written by attorney Thomas Esparza, over 3 years ago.
Dear Colleagues: Please find below a link to a joint press release and new report by National Immigrant Justice Center, Human Rights First and Penn State Laws Center for Immigrants Rights... more
Written by attorney Thomas Esparza, almost 4 years ago.
"Human Rights First today issued a new report calling on Congress to eliminate a technical asylum filing deadline in U.S. law that has barred thousands of legitimate refugees with well-... more