Category Archives: Asylum

New Report Examines the Status of Refugees & Asylees in the U.S.

The Migration Policy Institute has released a new report on the current status on asylees and refugees in the U.S. The report, entitled, “US in Focus: Refugees and Asylees in the United States,” is authored by Joseph Russell and Jeanne … Continue reading

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Know Your Rights!

This Saturday our Asylum Attorney Martha Gonzalez will be at the Dallas Hispanic Bar Association’s “Know Your Rights” event. At the event, which honors Latino Heritage Month, there will be panelists on hand to discuss criminal law, immigration law, family … Continue reading

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Asylum at the Olympics

An Olympic Athlete from Sudan seeks asylum. People fleeing persecution will go to extraordinary efforts to seek refuge. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/27/sports/olympics/olympic-runner-from-sudan-seeks-asylum-in-london.html

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Asylum in the United States

Picture yourself on your average day. You wake up, you have breakfast and as you get ready to go to work you see something on the news you find disturbing. The President has made a decision you don’t agree with … Continue reading

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Understanding the Asylum Clock

When can I apply for an Employment Authorization Document (EAD)? You can apply for an EAD once your clock shows that 150 days have passed since the submission of your asylum application and if you are still waiting for a … Continue reading

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