What is political asylum?
When an individual faces persecution in their home country, their livelihood can be threatened, their families could be in danger, and their living situation can generally be very uncomfortable. Political asylum is designed to help and protect those who are facing persecution in their country for various reasons. factors that could render a person eligible for political asylum in the United States.Persecution based on race, nationality, religion, political opinions and membership of a particular social group or social activities are all
Factors that could render a person eligible for political asylum in the United States include persecution based on:
- political opinions
- membership of a particular social group
- social activities
When a person is admitted to the U.S. on political asylum, they will be able to stay indefinitely or for a temporary time if until the situation in their home country changes. America was founded upon the freedoms of religion, political views, and many other various freedoms of individuals. No one should face persecution for any of these reasons. A Miami immigration attorney will be able to assist those who are facing persecution in a political asylum application. The process to apply can be long and difficult; this is why the legal aid of a lawyer will be helpful in this process.
Asylum Lawyer FAQs
What is an asylum lawyer?
An asylum lawyer is an experienced immigration attorney who can help you claim for asylum in the United States. They know the ins and outs of the process for claiming asylum. Asylum lawyers have experience with how the government looks at claims.
How can an asylum attorney help?
An asylum lawyer can make sure you are treated fairly and according to the law. He or she can make sure you understand the asylum process. Also, an asylum lawyer can make sure the government understands your case.
Can an asylum lawyer come to my interview?
Yes. An asylum lawyer can make sure your interviewer knows all the important information about your case. Your asylum lawyer can also take notes during your interview and make a closing statement to highlight the most important parts of your case.
Can my translator speak on my behalf like an asylum lawyer?
No. A licensed asylum lawyer will have you sign a Notice of Representation (G-28) form). This form allows the government and your lawyer to speak with each other. It also allows your lawyer to gather information about you.
Political Asylum Lawyer in Miami
If you are facing persecution for any reason, you may be eligible for political asylum. A Miami immigration attorney from Pozo Goldstein, LLP will be able to help answer your questions, provide you with legal advice and help you throughout the application process. On our legal team we have Former U.S. Immigration Prosecutors and a Former Judge, few other firms can offer their clients the legal experience and skill that our firm has. We have over 90 years of combined experience, and we are committed to using that experience to help each of our clients.
If you are seeking political asylum, do not hesitate to contact a Miami immigration attorney from our firm.