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Nov. 11, 2020
Gender-based particular social group (PSG) claims encompass those in which the applicant’s gender is the defining, or one of the defining, fundamental or immutable characteristics (usually also including citizenship or nationality) giving rise to her past persecution or fear of future persecution…
By: Maggie LaPoint & Deborah Anker
Nov. 3, 2020
Over a year ago, I made a short film titled “Simón” about a Venezuelan freedom fighter seeking asylum in the United States…
By: Diego Vicentini
Oct. 21, 2020
The doors to Immigration Courts across the country are equipped with peepholes. The peephole has obvious security and administrative purposes. You don’t want to walk into the middle of a heated legal discussion or…
By: Judge Denise Slavin
Oct. 12, 2020
Recently, the 11th Circuit published a precedent decision dismissing a petition for review of the denial of an asylum application. There is a lengthy discussion about…
By: Mark Prada (Prada Urizar Firm)
Oct. 5, 2020
Because the consequences of a frivolous finding render an applicant permanently ineligible for any immigration benefit, a client who has made misrepresentations on an asylum application is walking on very thin ice.
By: Elizabeth R Blandon, Esq. (Blandon Law Firm)
September 21, 2020
We have all seen, in the I-589, and heard the frivolous asylum warnings given to applicants for asylum. But what exactly is a frivolous asylum and what are the consequences?
By: Patricia Hernandez (Rotella & Hernandez Firm)
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