Asylum Attorneys

Asylum Attorneys

The United States is a country that can provide a bevy of opportunities for people around the world. It’s also a safe haven for those who face potential persecution in their countries of origin. If you are in the United States and feel that returning to your home country may put your life at risk, there are laws in place to protect you. One such protection that can be granted is asylum.Asylum is a protection granted to individuals that are currently in the United States but fear returning to their home country because of they feel they will be persecuted based on their race, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, or political opinion. To gain asylum, you must prove that your safety would, in fact, be compromised if you were to return home. In order to receive asylum, you must fill out a Form I-589, Application for Asylum and for Withholding of Removal. This must be done within one year of your arrival to the United States to avoid facing deportation. If you have a family, they can file for asylum as well using the Form I-730, Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition.

Once you have submitted your application, you will be requested to interview with an asylum officer who will review your case and can potentially grant you asylum. Most cases are referred to an Immigration court where the decision can be made. If your immigration status has expired, you may be asked to defend yourself from deportation through a defensive asylum meeting. In this case, a judge will hear from you as well as the government and determine whether or not to grant you asylum.

Having proper representation is critical when seeking asylum. You need an attorney that understands the intricacies of immigration law and has familiarity with the political and social climate in your home country. The asylum attorneys at Florida Immigration Law Counsel can guide you through the process of being granted asylum. With each of our clients, we discuss the details surrounding their situation and determine the best solution.

If you are seeking asylum, a great immigration attorney can make all the difference in the world.  Contact FL-ILC today at 1-800-666-4996.


Saman Movassaghi, Esq.

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Our knowledgeable, professional and compassionate attorneys have over 13 years of experience in all areas of U.S. immigration matters. We cater to both corporate clients and individuals with an emphasis on employment/investment and family adjustment related matters. We are here to help you with all your immigration needs because it is time for you to Live the American Dream!

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