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Can You Apply for Asylum if You Have Engaged in Marriage Fraud?
Can You Apply for Asylum if You Have Engaged in Marriage Fraud?

Asylum is available for those seeking to stay in the United States on the grounds that they have suffered -- or will suffer -- persecution if they are returned to their country of origin. General categories include persecution based on: Race Religion Nationality Membership ...

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Blog posts in Asylum

  • Attorney Yekrangi Speaks Before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

    Immigration Attorney Ashkan Yekrangi went before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on June 8, 2022, to advocate for a client that received an unjust ...

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  • How to Obtain Protection from a U.S. Embassy or Consulate

    If you are in danger in your home country and you fear persecution, but you are unable to flee, you may be able to get assistance through the U.S. ...

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  • Can I Get Employment Authorization When I File for Asylum?

    In short, an asylum applicant CANNOT get employment authorization at the time that they apply for asylum. Employment authorization can be applied for ...

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  • Asylum Frequently Asked Questions

    Asylum is an immigration status that can be claimed in the United States by foreign nationals. Individuals seeking asylum are those who fear ...

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  • 4 Tips to Prepare for Your Asylum Interview

    If you submitted an application for asylum in the United States, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will call you in for an ...

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  • How Can Refugees Get to the U.S.? [Infographic]

    There are multiple ways a refugee can obtain asylum in the United States. Our Orange County immigration attorneys have put together an infographic ...

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  • What Is the Refugee & Asylum Process?

    Refugees all over the world have fled war, violence, and persecution to find safety in another country. Individuals qualify as refugees when they fear ...

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  • Seeking Asylum in Los Angeles

    Preparing for an Interview at the LA Asylum Office The following information is provided as general information. Yekrangi & Associates is an ...

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  • Winning Asylum Based on Religion

    What Is Asylum? The United Nations Convention Concerning the Status of Refugees lists five grounds for asylum : religion, race, nationality, political ...

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