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Country Conditions: The Persecution Of The Uyghur People In China

16 February 2022

  The People's Republic of China which is governed by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is a unitary and socialist state, governed with a Marxist-Leninist ideology. With a population of over a 1.3billion people,- making it the most populous nation on earth- the country consists of over sixty ethnic groups. The majority ethnic group is the Han ...

Country Conditions: The Persecution Of Ethnic Groups In Burma

09 February 2022

  Burma officially referred to as the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (for short, Myanmar) is a country in the southeastern part of Asia. It has an estimated population of about 54 million. The country practices a unitary assembly independent republic administered by a military junta. It has had no functioning legislative arm since the coup ...

Country Conditions: The Persecution Of Political Opposition In Thailand

08 February 2022

  Thailand or more formally, the Kingdom of Thailand is a southeastern Asian country that runs on a constitutional monarchy and a democratic parliamentary system of government. It has three arms of government, namely; the executive, legislature, and judiciary. The judiciary is supposed to be an independent institution, but unfolding events ha ...

Country Conditions: Persecution Of Christians In India

03 February 2022

  The Republic of India, popularly referred to as India is a South Asian country with over 1,350,000,000(estimated), making it the second-most populous nation in the world after China. India is well known for its large landmass which places it as the seventh-largest country by area. The country is a federal state practicing a parliamentary sy ...

EB-2 National Interest Waiver For STEM Professionals

31 January 2022

  With the understanding that technological advancement is a viable and feasible feeder for the United States economy, the government of the United States led by president Joe Biden is taking drastic and progressive steps in ensuring increased economic growth and technological competitiveness. To achieve this, the United States government per ...

Dealing With Lengthy EAD Processing Timelines: Practice Tips And Pointers

26 January 2022

Based on AILA practice advice. In the last couple of years, an unexpected drawback has been experienced by the USCIS in the arbitration of Employment Authorization Document(EAD) cards. This has led to practitioners and applicants running around searching out methods to improve the processing or to inquire [in a forward-looking manner] into cases s ...

Motion To Reopen With Immigration Court Or Board Of Immigration Appeals (BIA)

22 January 2022

Author: New York Immigraiton Lawyer Alena Shautsova A motion to reopen has to be filed if respondent has an order of removal and would like to avoid having the consequences of the order of removal; apply for a relief from removal, or rescind an absentia (default order of removal). Often, a person will find themselves in need to file a motion to re ...

Caste System And Slavery In Mauritania

20 January 2022

Author: Alena Shautsova Mauritania (officially known as the Islamic Republic of Mauritania) is a country in Northwest Africa that practices a semi-presidential system of government with a unicameral legislature. It has its President, Mohamed Ould Ghazouani, and the Prime Minister is Mohammed Ould Bilal. Mauritania is mainly made up of six ethnic ...

Gang-related Asylum In El Salvador

18 January 2022

Author: Alena Shautsova El Salvador (officially known as the Republic of El Salvador) is a Central American country with an estimated population of 6,830,000 persons as of 2021. The country operates a unitary presidential system with Nayib Bukele as President. Since the end of the Salvadoran Civil War, El Salvador has been home to an increasing r ...

Country Conditions: The Persecution Of The Tajik People In Uzbekistan

12 January 2022

Author: Alena Shautsova The Republic of Uzbekistan, formerly part of the defunct Soviet Union, operates a presidential system of government (as provided for in the Constitution of Uzbekistan). The President functions as both the head of state and head of government. Like many of its contemporaries, the government has three arms namely: the executi ...

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