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Nov. 11, 2020

GENDER PER SE AND THE PSG GROUND

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

ASYLUM ON THE BIG SCREEN

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

WHAT IMMIGRATION LAWYERS ARE LOOKING FOR IN AN ATTORNEY

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

11th CIRCUIT ASYLUM UPDATE: Pattern and Practice Claims, and the Mixed Motive Standard

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

HOW TO CORRECT ERRORS TO AVOID FINDINGS OF “FRIVOLOUSNESS”

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

WHAT IS A “FRIVOLOUS ASYLUM” AND WHAT ARE ITS CONSEQUENCES?

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)

UPCOMING EVENTS

Catholic Legal Services presents

ASYLUM SYMPOSIUM

December 04, 2020

For more information about this day-long event, please contact us at info@saveasylum.com

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