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Thursday, 27 September 2018 11:39
Asylum seekers at the U.S. southwest border are anxiously awaiting a District Court Judge’s approval of a settlement reached late Wednesday evening, September 12th. If approved, the agreement will open a review of more than 1,000…
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Thursday, 09 August 2018 12:57
Do you really need an attorney to apply for asylum in the United States? The simplest, correct answer is ‘No.’ Now, let’s ask the question in a slightly different way by adding one little word. Do…
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Wednesday, 25 April 2018 13:05
Whether or not the U.S. immigration system is a mess is a matter of debate. In fact, it seems to be a daily matter of debate. No matter what position a person takes on the debate…
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Tuesday, 05 September 2017 14:42
Ni Hao Ma again, I want to tell you some humorous stories about results that you never quite know are going to happen. First of all, a lot of losing cases in Chinese Asylum Applications are…
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Monday, 04 September 2017 14:39
Здравствуйте, меня зовут Аллан, my wife is Russian but unfortunately I don’t speak Russian so I’ll have to speak in English now. I’ve handled many Russian and Ukrainian asylum cases and I can’t say that I…
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Saturday, 02 September 2017 14:36
Good afternoon again, I was talking about cases where clients had non-lawyers helping them prepare a first asylum application and a very bad job was done and they lost. Then they came to me when they…
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Friday, 01 September 2017 14:32
This is Allan Samson continuing my discussion on immigration law. I’m a practicing attorney in San Francisco and a professor as well in Business Administration in the fields of Law and Business Administration. I’d like to…
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Wednesday, 30 August 2017 14:20
Hi, this is Allan Samson, immigration lawyer operating in California. I’d like to talk a little bit about asylum applications if you’re from countries such as Russia, Ukraine, and in a general sense, countries from the…
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Friday, 25 August 2017 07:46
We are often approached by clients who are willing to immigrate to the United States under the Political Asylum Program (political asylum). Most of them present the real facts of harassment in their native country. Some…
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Monday, 21 August 2017 11:10
We explained in an earlier article that refugees from the Asian continent mistakenly think that Guam might be a somewhat convenient backdoor into the United States. For many, it is a dead end. The U.S. and…
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