New York Lawyer's Legal Updates

Replacing Title 42 At The Border: New Restrictions And Procedures

06 May 2023

Author: New York Immigration Lawyer Alena Shautsova Title 42 restrictions on entering the US due to pandemic are coming to end on May 11, 2023. With that, US Immigration authorities are preparing to introduce new restrictive procedures at the border to discourage migration and stop migrants from entering the United States as much as possible. ...

Asylum Travel Ban 2023: Rolling The Dice

11 March 2023

Author: US Asylum Lawyer Alena Shautsova Recently, the Joe Biden administration released a new proposed law that will almost eliminate the seeking of asylum in the United States. According to observers and concerned individuals, this proposed rule referred to as the "Circumvention of Lawful Pathways," seeks to expel the chances of refugees see ...

Welcome Corps: New Way For Refugees To Come To The U.S.

01 February 2023

Author: US Asylum Lawyer Alena Shautsova The United States of America has always been a helper to other countries, especially in times of need. One avenue of assistance is the acceptance of and aid provided to refugees. Just last week, the Welcome Corps, which is a private refugee sponsorship program, was officially unveiled by State Secretary A ...

New Immigration Policy Leaves Traveling Venezuelans Stranded And Uncertain

18 October 2022

  Since the start of the Venezuelan crisis, the United States accepted hundred of thousands of Venezuelan refugees. In fact, according the most recent USCIS Asylum filing and processing data, Venezuelans are leading the numbers of the most recently filed asylum cases with about 25% of all cases filed. Most newly arrived Venezuelans would come th ...

Granting Refugee Status And Asylum For Those Refusing To Join Armed Conflict

11 October 2022

New developments from the Kremlin concerning the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine have once again raised concerns about international refugee status for Russian conscripts in the ongoing conflict. On September 21, President Putin enacted an order on mobilization that paved the way for an additional 300,000 conscripts to be added to t ...

Asylum: What Is Enough To Win Your Case?

22 August 2022

Author: US Asylum lawyer Alena Shautsova The number of asylum applications filed in the United States is consistently growing by hundreds of thousands. Asylum benefits include US protection: regardless of the manner of entry, a person would not be deported from the United States; asylum benefits include a pathway to US citizenship; an ability to ...

The Truth About Seeking Asylum In The United States

05 August 2022

Author: US Asylum lawyer Alena Shautsova Immigration into the United States of America is no doubt putting a lot of strain on the government, people, and organizations involved in handling immigration issues. In like manner, the immigrants are not finding it easy. The nation they thought was supposed to hold the fulfillment of their great dreams n ...

Processes For Ascertaining Asylum And Credible Fear In The Interim Final Rule

23 July 2022

Undeniably, one issue that still plagues the American society and government is the issue of immigration. Having nearly if not completely torn the country into factions, rules and policies are continuously developed to curb or fix the issue. One such rule is the Interim Final Rule dedicated to the changing of the system of how may participate i ...

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