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  • Asylum Summary with Some Tangents
    Asylum Summary with Some Tangents

    This blog post includes the recording of my third show, which originally aired Friday May 27, 2016. If you want to hear the shows live, then tune in to 980am at 2:30pm (California time) every Friday ...

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  • As Usual, Court Holds Credibility is Key in Asylum Cases
    As Usual, Court Holds Credibility is Key in Asylum Cases

    Oftentimes foreign nationals seeking an attorney to assist in preparing and filing an asylum application worry about the perceived lack of evidence to support their claims. What such foreign nationals ...

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  • Court Makes It Difficult to Establish Nexus to Protected Ground Based on Imputed Political Opinion
    Court Makes It Difficult to Establish Nexus to Protected Ground Based on Imputed Political Opinion

    For one to establish eligibility for asylum in the U.S. from their home country, a link, also referred to as a nexus, must be established between a protected ground, i.e., race, religion, national ...

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  • Court Bails DHS Out of Otherwise Accepted Evidentiary Requirements in Asylum Hearings
    Court Bails DHS Out of Otherwise Accepted Evidentiary Requirements in Asylum Hearings

    Many people understand the concept of hearsay from various courtroom-drama television shows and movies. The legal definition of hearsay is a statement made out of court that is offered in court as ...

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  • Court Provides Asylum Seekers a Reason to Give Thanks this Holiday Season
    Court Provides Asylum Seekers a Reason to Give Thanks this Holiday Season

    As many American families, including several families that only recently immigrated to the United States, were preparing to celebrate Thanksgiving Day last week, the United States Court of Appeals for ...

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