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Asylum Interview Do-s And Don’t-s

12 April 2021

Author: US Asylum Attorney Alena Shautsova New York Immigration lawyer Alena Shautsova helps asylum seekers to submit their claims for asylum, prepare for the interview, assist with further processing of the asylum claims if the case is referred to Immigration court. It is no doubt that official immigration interviews such as an Asylum Interview ...

New Asylum Rules: Biggest Changes Of Asylum Law To Date

16 December 2020

Author: USA Asylum lawyer Alena Shautsova The US government published final rules related to asylum regulations that will go into effect on January 11, 2020. These rules call for multiple significant changes in how the adjudicator (an Asylum officer or an Immigration judge) shall analyze one’s asylum claim, provide for new grounds of denial of an ...

What Happens If An Asylum Seeker Returns To Home Country

06 December 2020

Author: US Asylum Attorney Alena Shautsova US Asylum lawyer Alena Shautsova, based in NYC, Brooklyn, helps clients to understand US asylum laws, prepare and submit their asylum applications and fight for them in asylum office and Immigration courts. When a person requests asylum in the United States, he/she declares that under no circumstances he ...

Dual Citizenship And Asylum

03 December 2020

Author: US Asylum attorney Alena Shautsova New York Immigration lawyer Alena Shautsova helps clients with all aspects of asylum filings. In this article, we will discuss legal challenges to asylum that arise form dual citizenship and permanent residency of an asylum seeker and how dual citizenship or permanent residency may affect one’s asylum cha ...

Third Country Transit Bar To Asylum

12 November 2020

Author: US Asylum Attorney Alena Shautsova Recently, the US asylum system underwent massive changes. The Trump administration proposed new regulations and changed the way the old regulations are enforced. One of them is the third country bar to asylum which may prevent one from getting asylum in the US. Basically, a person who travels to the Unit ...

Asylum And Persecution: Can You Win Your Case In The US?

20 July 2020

Author: USA Asylum lawyer Alena Shautsova NYC Immigration lawyer Alena Shautsova helps her clients to win their asylum claims. Here, we will provide points for establishing persecution in US asylum cases that may help US asylum seekers in understanding the strength of their claims. Persecution is a central concept in the US asylum law. If one e ...

US Asylum Law: What Does Membership In A Particular Social Group Really Mean?

05 June 2020

Author: Asylum lawyer Alena Shautsova US Asylum laws are extremely complicated: we have regulations, international law asylum norms, decisions by the Board of Immigration appeals, US Federal court decision, and US Supreme Court decision. At the law office of Alena Shautsova, NYC Immigration lawyers are working hard to stay abreast of the recent ...

Humanitarian Asylum

14 May 2020

Author: Asylum Lawyer Alena Shautsova In order to receive an approval of asylum in the United States, a person needs to have met a variety of criteria to prove that they have had past persecution or likelihood of future persecution based on their race, national origin, membership of a particular social group, religion or political opinion. On to ...

Tips To Remember When Filing For Asylum: Changing Law And Persecution

29 April 2020

Author: NYC Asylum Immigration Lawyer Alena Shautsova The US Asylum process has drastically changed throughout the past four years, mostly becoming stricter, less reasonable, and introducing a Russian Roulette style elimination of the recognition of certain social groups. It has always been the position of the United States, as with most countries ...

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