Asylum and Other Humanitarian Immigration Relief

Asylum and Other Humanita…

People often come to the United States to flee from persecution and violence in their home countries. Other immigrants may have been victimized here in the United States. The immigration laws contain many provisions for allowing victims of violence, crimes, and persecution to obtain lawful status in the U.S. We have extensive experience in representing victims of persecution and violence effectively with sensitivity and compassion.

Asylum

A successful asylum applicant must demonstrate that they cannot return to their home country due to a well-founded fear of persecution on one or more of five specified grounds: Race Religion Nationality Political Opinion Membership in a Particular S… Read More

VAWA

The immigration-related provisions of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) were created to address the issue of immigrant spouses in abusive relationships who remain in such relationships due to fear relating to their immigration status. VAWA allows… Read More

U-Visa

The U-Visa is a nonimmigrant visa available to people who have been victims of certain crimes and were helpful to law enforcement in the investigation or prosecution of the crime. Requirements for U-Visa Victim of qualifying criminal activity Suffer… Read More

DACA - Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

*** June 23, 2016 UPDATE *** BREAKING NEWS: The expanded DACA program as well as the DAPA program for certain parents of U.S. citizen and permanent resident children are NOT IN EFFECT. The Supreme Court was deadlocked in the case, which allows the di… Read More

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