John Oliver’s recent segment on the restrictions surrounding legal immigration to the United States touches on a lot of the topics we’ve been covering here at Nation of Immigrants.
Yesterday the Supreme Court issued a decision allowing a Trump Administration policy to take effect which would limit the ability of Central American immigrants to apply for asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Today in Nation of Immigrants, we talk about the impact of the Trump administration’s negotiations for safe third country agreements with Mexico and other Central American governments.
Today we continue our discussion on why Central American immigrants are coming to the U.S.-Mexico border in such great numbers.
Why are record numbers of Central American immigrants applying for asylum in the U.S.? Are they really savvy to our immigration court backlog and taking advantage of our laws and procedures?
Administrative shuffling hasn’t helped in the immigration courts, and it won’t work in the asylum office. Today we start our discussion of U.S. asylum law.
Your individual merits hearing is when you’ll argue your case for staying in the United States in front of an Immigration Judge.
In today’s episode of Law Talk, Ben and Andrew discuss the intricacies of U.S. asylum claims, using the caravan from Central America as a practical example of the process.
The Matter of A-B- opinion has been a hot topic among immigration attorneys over the last few weeks, but how does it affect individual asylum cases?
Deportation defense is the act of finding a legal way to avoid deportation. Common defenses include petitioning for legal status or asking for more time.
TPS could be an important tool to manage the humanitarian crisis without converting thousands of children into permanent residents.
Asylum status is similar to refugee status. However, while immigrants can obtain refugee status while outside the U.S., they may only petition for asylum while within the country.