Refugee

  • Trump’s New Executive Order

    … that can’t meet that standard will be placed on a permanent blacklist, which will replace the 90-day one. Refugees will also be subject to those higher standards, and the US will accept only 50,000 refugees in the current fiscal year — half of what the government originally planned to accept under the quota set by the Obama administration last fall…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 12 readers -
  • The Other Crisis

    … troubled Latin American countries. These countries consist of what is known as the “Northern Triangle” region of Central America: El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. According to the Council for Foreign Relations, nearly 10% of the residents of the Northern Triangle countries have left for the United States. In 2013 alone, some 2.7 million people born…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 12 readers -
  • Risks to Applying for Citizenship as a Refugee or Asylee

    … then. You may have to take certain precautions when filing your application for naturalization. I would certainly recommend speaking with a Miami immigration lawyer about these risks. Ask yourself – was your asylum claim bona fide (real)? The USCIS will be looking very closely at your naturalization application and history in the United States…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 11 readers -
  • Applying for Asylum Status? Not So Fast.

    … As Miami immigration lawyer who has worked on quite a number of asylum cases, I have, over the years, encountered quite a few misconceptions about the filing of asylum claims. Below are some frequently held myths about asylum claims in the United States. 1. Aren’t asylum and refugee status one and the same? No. In the eyes of the United States…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 12 readers -