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Asylum One Year Filing Deadline Exception: Changed Circumstances

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NYC immigration lawyer: Ordinally, a person who would like to ask for asylum in the United States has to do so within one year of his/her entry. However, if one missed the deadline, the law provides him/her with a second chance in certain situations, but only if the person acts within a reasonable time. One such a situation is when a person can establish a change in person’s circumstances. The law provides for a NON EXCLUSIVE list of "changed circumstances" in 8 CFR 208.4: Changes in conditions in the applicant's country of nationality or, if the applicant is stateless, country of last habitual residence; Changes in the applicant's circumstances that materially affect the applicant's eligibility for asylum, including changes in applicable U.S. law and activities the applicant becomes involved in outside the country of feared persecution that place the applicant at risk; or In the case of an alien who had previously been included as a dependent in another alien's pending asylum application, the loss of...

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El Salvador Loses TPS Protection

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NYC immigration lawyer: On January 8, 2018, the Trump Administration announced revocation of TPS for El Salvador. In a statement, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen announced that: To allow for an orderly transition, the effective date of the termination of TPS for El Salvador will be delayed 18 months t...

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USCIS V. EOIR: Jurisdiction In Asylum Cases

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NYC immigration lawyer: An asylum process in the US will depend on whether a person is filing for asylum when he/she is in Immigration court proceedings (defensively), or if he/she files for asylum proactively without being placed in Immigration court proceeding (affirmatively). Whether an application has to be subm...

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TPS For Honduras Holders: Automatic Extension

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NYC immigration lawyer: The US government may determine that nationals of certain countries may require special protection and provide a temporary protection status (TPS) for them. A TPS may be granted for those who entered the US legally or illegally, those who were in deportation or removal proceedings; and those w...

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2017 Immigration Rollercoaster

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NYC immigration lawyer: 2017 was a year of unimaginable change within the field of Immigration Law. Orders of supervision were not renewed, TPS for certain countries was not extended. An entrepreneurship program was passed to help small entrepreneurs start a business in the US, however, minutes after its passing it w...

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NY lawyers provide long term solutions for your US immigration challenges: tell us your goal and our experienced immigration lawyers will help you achieve it. We make the most complex US immigration problems easy for you!

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Alena Shautsova is the only Russian speaking attorney who is a member of the NYSBA Special Committee on Immigration Representation in New York. New York Lawyer with a Superb ( the highest) rating on one of the most credible attorney ranking systems Avvo.com. Over the course of her career as a immigration lawyer in New York Ms. Shautsova has handled over a hundred marriage petitions, appeals, adjustment of status applications, employment based petitions and waivers. She successfully represented clients at the asylum hearings and interviews; cancellation of removal hearings and marriage interviews.

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Law firm of Alena Shautsova in the News

Russian Applications For U.S. Asylum Skyrocket In 2015

Radio Free Europe / By Carl Schreck / November 04, 2015

City Bid for Immunity for Officers' Grand Jury Appearance Is Denied

John CaherNew / York Law Journal / 08-01-2012

A recent U.S. Supreme Court holding that grand jury witnesses are entitled to absolute immunity from a civil rights action will not shield a police officer accused of malicious prosecution where the officer initiated the case by signing a criminal complaint, a federal judge in Brooklyn has held.

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