My client had already discussed the case with other attorneys who told him he didn’t have a strong case. Despite this, I helped the client file, and eventually win, his asylum claim.
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.
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.
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.