Legal Advice for Refugee — 13 results
Written by Avvo Staff, 11 months ago.
Refugees and asylees (people granted asylum) are people given protection by the United States because they face persecution in their home countries. These two groups of people are similar,... more
Written by attorney Wendy Whitt, over 3 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 Wendy Whitt, over 4 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 Hasan Abdullah, over 5 years ago.
See answers to common questions, such as how to qualify, what a "well-founded" fear is, and where you can apply.
Written by attorney Ann Badmus, over 2 years ago.
If you are a refugee in the United States and want your family members who are abroad to join you, you may file Form I-730, Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition, for your spouse and unmarried... more
Written by attorney Alla Londres, almost 4 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 Elizabeth Blandon, almost 2 years 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 Carl Shusterman, over 3 years ago.
As arefugee,do not necessarily needan EADissued by theUSCIS to prove eligibility to work in theUSA. If the USCIS granted asylum officeasylum automatically start processing your EAD, do not... more
Written by attorney Carl Shusterman, over 4 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 4 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