as you know the women in saudiarabia has no rights in saudiarabia we cant do ANYTHING unless our father or brother agreed even if you're older than 18.i wanna seek asylum in usa so i can have human rights and be treated good ive read that in my situation i can get an asylum because our laws and government DONT support women and has no women rights everyone knows that.so i can't get what i want in my own country.And i'm lesbian i haven't told anyone about it, its dangerous to come out in saudi arabia. lesbians in saudi arabia get stoned to death! getting stoned to death for someone's sexuality is just horrible! i wanna have a partner i wanna have a future with my partner!i'm gonna get a visa then travel to usa but is my situation difficult?i wanna know if i have a chance of getting acceptedthe problem is that i don't have any proofs. what kind of proofs should i have? and how much will it cost me to get an attorney?
Your chances for obtaining political asylum in the US based on your sexual orientation and membership in a particular social group sound good. However, your grounds for asylum have to be fact-specific and you will still need to prove individualized "past persecution".
It will be very much to your advantage to schedule a private consultation with an excellent immigration lawyer experienced in asylum law. Most of us use Skype and telephone consultations with clients overseas.
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Asylum is time sensitive so any claim should be made without delay. You will need to be able to show objective and subjective proof of a well founded fear of persecution under one or more of the protected grounds. Asylum is one of the most complicated immigration benefits and should be done with the assistance of an experienced immigration attorney.
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There are lots of excellent nonprofits in LA that help with gender based asylum claims. You should contact a nonprofit asylum or private attorney right away. Sounds like you have an excellent case. Good luck.
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