hi . I have a question on behalf of my relative. He was asylee from russia and after 6 years he became proud citizen of USA. Until now he was feared of prosecution if he would go back his country but now that he became US citizen , he is applying Russian consulate DC in order to get vise for travel to russia as US citizen ? would there be any problem when he returns back to USA? Is there anything we should know of ? He is more concerned if USA has anything against it ?please, advise
Yes he can return to US with no problem. As to visa, it depends on the country. In you case of Russia, I would keep away from it even as USC. This is not because of the US laws but Russian.
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I agree with attorney Segal.. if he was truly afraid to go back to Russia then I don't know what has changed that would make him now feel ssfe as the country is now even more repressive.
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Going back to the country one claimed to fear, is always a very bad idea.
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