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The Basics of Asylum in the U.S.

Here are the basics of asylum in the U.S.  Asylum is a way for aliens to stay in the U.S.  Asylum is protection that the U.S. government gives to certain aliens who would be persecuted if they returned to their home country.  If granted, asylum allows the alien to stay in the U.S., to work […]

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Deferred Action & Work Permit for Young Immigrants

On June 15, 2012 the Obama administration issued a memorandum announcing that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will exercise prosecutorial discretion by granting deferred action to certain individuals who came to the United States as children. Deferred action is not a permanent legal status or citizenship, but in case it is granted it allows […]

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