Call Today 949.478.4963
We have been in your shoes. Let us help you take the first step.

Blog Posts in Asylum

All Posts
  • What is
    What is "Membership in a Particular Social Group"?

    As explained in United States Immigration Law , a noncitizen may be granted asylum status if they have been the victim of injury or threatened injury due to "race, religion, nationality, membership in ...

    Read More
  • What is the One-Year Bar for Asylum?
    What is the One-Year Bar for Asylum?

    What is the One-Year Bar for Asylum? Before the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigration Responsibility Act of 1996, an immigrant could apply for asylum at any time. However, after 1998, all those ...

    Read More
  • Can I File for Asylum Based on My Gender?
    Can I File for Asylum Based on My Gender?

    The primary purpose of asylum is to provide shelter to those who face prosecution in their native country because of their political opinion, religion, nationality, or race. Persecution may include ...

    Read More
  • What is the Convention Against Torture?
    What is the Convention Against Torture?

    What is the Convention Against Torture? The Convention Against Torture is an international treaty aimed at protecting cruel and inhuman treatment. It is similar to asylum , with key differences. It is ...

    Read More
  • Bolstering Asylum
    Bolstering Asylum

    The process of gaining asylum as an immigrant can be a complicated one. Asylum exists to serve those who are seeking refuge in the United States for varying reasons, which render them impossible to ...

    Read More
  • How do I apply for Asylum?
    How do I apply for Asylum?

    What is Asylum? Asylum, commonly (but mistakenly) referred to as "political asylum" is based on the 1951 United Nations Refugee Convention . In short, the process protects you from returning to your ...

    Read More