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Asylum: Redefining Social Visibility

Posted by attorney Elizabeth Blandon

Asylum requires that applicants prove they suffered or fear suffering extreme harm in their home country. However, applicants must also demonstrate that the fear is based on their race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion.

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Although the author is a Board-certified immigration expert, this guide is intended as general information and not specific legal advice. This communication does not create an attorney-client relationship. Schedule a consultation with an attorney to address individual concerns. For more information on asylum or scholarships available to asylees and refugees, click the links below.

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