Asylum overview

Posted by Inderraj SinghSep 19, 20220 Comments

The asylum and refugee program in the United States offers protection to certain people who cannot return to their home countries due to persecution or a well-founded fear of persecution. The qualifications for asylum are stringent. Annual limits on the number of allowable asylum seekers and refu...

What is a NTA and why does it matter?

Posted by Inderraj SinghJul 13, 20210 Comments

The Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") must serve aliens in removal proceedings with a Notice to Appear ("NTA").  The NTA is required by statutory command of the United States Congress which requires, among other things, to apprise the alien in removal proceeding of time and place to appear ...