Asylum Offers Opportunities to Those Who Can Show They Qualify
Refugees who flee to the U.S. to avoid dangerous situations in their home country can be eligible for asylum status that allows them to remain in the U.S. legally. In fact, individuals with asylum status can often get authorization to work, receive assistance, and eventually obtain a green card. An immigration lawyer can help you…Read More
Maria Butina’s Immigration Options: Can a Spy Remain in the United States?
Maria Butina will plead guilty to some charge tomorrow. The charge for which she will plead is unclear. However, it will likely be a charge under 18 U.S. Code § 951, for failing to register as an agent of a foreign government. This had me thinking: would Butina have any options to remain in the United…Read More
Sessions’ Domestic Violence Decision is Inhumane and Should Be Reversed
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has just dealt a major blow to asylum seekers in the United States. Today, he reversed the Board’s precedent decision in Matter of A-R-C-G, 26 I&N Dec. 338 (BIA 2014), allowing victims of domestic violence to qualify for asylum. In a case that was litigated for over a decade, the…Read More