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If you are seeking asylum in the United States based upon a well founded fear of persecution due to one of these categories, you may file a Form I-589 Application for Asylum and for Withholding of Removal within 1 years of arrival to the United States:

  • Membership Of A Specific Group: A social group is a group which shares a common and enduring characteristic, such as race or sexual orientation. 
  • Nationality: Not only does it include citizenship to another country, but also membership in an ethnic or linguistic group.
  • Religion: An asylum claim can be based on the fear of being persecuted due to religion by demonstrating that an individual must conceal their religious practices for fear of repercussions.
  • Political Affiliation: Based on the political opinion of either the non-citizen or the persecutor.
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With every case being unique, we cover a wide variety of immigration cases. Below are some types of cases we have succeeded in with our clients:

There are many more cases we have experience in helping our clients succeed in. If you don’t fall into one of the categories above, give us a call at (480) 568-5430 to see how we can help.

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There are requirements necessary to obtain a visa. It’s important to understand these requirements and prepare yourself appropriately so that you can be issued a visa. Visas are typically tailored to suit your individual need, so it is important to have the following checklist of items to make the process as smooth as possible:

  • Character References
  • High School Diploma or College Degree
  • Immunization Records
  • Birth Certificate
  • Ability To Pass A Background Check
  • Ability To Pass A Physical Exam
  • Proof Of Ability to Work
  • School Records
  • Passport Photographs
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The Immigration Court determines your bond amount. During your bond hearing, the court will consider the following factors to determine your bond amount:

  • Employment Status
  • Your Ties To The Community & Family 
  • Property Ownership 
  • Current Immigration Status
  • Criminal Record (If You Have One)
  • Deportation History

The Immigration Court is trying to determine if you are at risk of not attending your court proceedings in the future as the case progresses. They will want to hear evidence regarding your character. If your bond is granted by the court, then you will have to pay the court the amount they determined. 

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It is highly recommended that you appear with an experienced immigration attorney in court, or consult with an immigration lawyer prior to going to court. The consequences of appearing in immigration court alone, unprepared, or even with the wrong lawyer, could be devastating. Some reasons the United States can deport a non-citizen are:

  • Immigration Violation: Many people are deported for violating United States immigration laws in some capacity. Some people enter the country illegally, some falsify their documentation, and others allow their visas to expire.
  • Criminal Conviction: If an individual enters the U.S. legally, they may still be deported if they are convicted of a serious crime within five years of admission. If the individual's crime is punishable by more than one year in jail, they will likely be deported.
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