Political Asylum

Court Provides Hope for Asylum Seekers Facing Expedited Removal

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Court Provides Hope for Asylum Seekers Facing Expedited Removal Each year, the United States removes tens of thousands of people through a process called “expedited removal.” In fact, during fiscal year (FY) 2013, nearly 44% of all U.S. deportations happened via expedited removal. Unfortunately, the process is rife with potential for error and prejudice. Those…

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What are the Differences Between Defensive and Affirmative Asylum?

Defensive and Affirmative Asylum

What are the Differences Between Defensive and Affirmative Asylum? Within the United States (U.S.), thousands of immigrants seek asylum every year. The American asylum system has two separate application and consideration processes: affirmative and defensive asylum. Both application processes lead to the same outcome, but the journeys required by applicants vary. Further, the circumstances of…

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Asylum Denials Increase Under Trump Administration

Asylum Denials Increase

Asylum Denials Increase Under Trump Administration In 2018, many news stories regarding politics and immigration shocked the United States (U.S.) and its citizens. The current administration, led by President Donald Trump, has proven to be very antagonistic towards immigrants, their families, and immigration in general. Trump has attacked several stalwart foundations of immigration and nationality,…

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Refugees Versus Asylees: What Are the Differences?

Refugees Versus Asylees

Refugees Versus Asylees: What Are the Differences? Conflict, strife, and violence across the globe often force people to flee their homes and seek shelter and safety abroad. Catastrophic events or influences can lead to an influx of refugee or asylee arrivals worldwide. But there are key differences between the two designations. In this article, we’ll…

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Asylum in the United States: An Overview

Asylum United States

Asylum in the United States: An Overview In a world often full of violence and discord, thousands of refugees flee their native countries in search of peace. Those seeking asylum, or protection, in the United States often fear persecution for a variety of reasons. In fact, asylees may face imprisonment, serious injury, or even death…

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News Brief: Trump Announces Asylum Seekers Must Wait in Mexico

Asylum Seekers Wait in Mexico

News Brief: Trump Announces Asylum Seekers Must Wait in Mexico December 21, 2018 Throughout the fall, we’ve followed the unraveling of asylum procedures and policies at the US-Mexico border. In October 2018, a migrant caravan consisting of thousands of potential asylees began an arduous and perilous journey from Honduras. Its goal? American soil, where asylum…

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News Brief: Military Deployed to Southern US Border as Migrant Caravan Approaches

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News Brief: Military Deployed to Southern US Border as Migrant Caravan Approaches November 1, 2018 Last week, Nanthaveth & Associates published a news brief discussing the caravan of migrants approaching the United States. Consisting of mostly Central Americans from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador, the caravan continues to make headlines into this week. While the caravan…

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News Brief: Migrant Caravan Approaches United States Border

migrant caravan

News Brief: Migrant Caravan Approaches United States Border October 24, 2018 Over the last week, major news outlets across the United States (US) have focused on a new immigration crisis facing the nation. A caravan containing upwards of 7,000 migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers travels towards the southern US border. With midterm elections looming, it…

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Political Asylum Interviews and What to Expect

Political Asylum Interviews and What to Expect

As political conflict and strife continue to develop around the world, political asylum in the United States may be warranted when citizens and families are faced with the possibility of imprisonment, physical punishment, or even death upon return to their country of residence. Persecution may result from factors, which, according to the United States Citizenship and…

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USA Political Asylum – What You Need to Know

USA Political Asylum | Nanthaveth & Associates

The U.S. government has long recognized the importance of human rights and fair treatment at home and abroad. To this end,  USA political asylum protocols are in place to bring relief to many who live in fear elsewhere and are hoping to find safe haven in the United States. Being granted political asylum in the…

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