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Obtaining Asylum in the US: Difference Between Affirmative and Defensive Asylum Processing

Affirmative vs. Defensive Asylum The asylum status enables several categories of people to seek protection in the United States. Usually, this possibility is extended to individuals who have been persecuted because of their ethnicity, political views, nationality, race or religion. In the United States, there are two general opportunities for asylum qualification – affirmative asylum […]

Section 245(i): Who Is Protected and Who Isn’t Under the Immigration Law

Section 245(i) of the Legal Immigration Family Equity Act (LIFE) is available to certain persons who aren’t eligible to apply for adjustment of status otherwise. Obviously, certain steps will have to be fulfilled and the candidate will need to go through the application process to be considered for adjustment of their U.S. status. An Overview […]