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Asylum in the United States

Under United States law, a “refugee” is a person that is unable or unwilling to return to their home country due to a number of reasons. Under United States law, refugee status can apply to people that have a “well-founded fear of persecution” because of their religion, race, political activity, or a number of reasons that make a return home potentially unsafe, thus they seek asylum in a country that can protect them from persecution. Under the current administration, the government is making it harder and harder to save refugees and offer them a safe future in the United States.  Our attorneys have dedicated a life time of work fighting for this right to be free in America.  Our founding owner, David J. Rozas, a former military veteran, have always believed that as Americans, it is our duty to protect those who are suffering or under the threat of suffering be it at home, or abroad.  Althought the process of refugee resettlement and/or asylum can be a daunting task, that’s where the attorneys at Rozas & Associates can help.

We will assist you in navigating the paperwork and legal requirements necessary to being declared an asylum-seeking refugee by the U.S. government, working for you to meet the high burden set by the government.  
 

What Does it Take to Obtain Asylum Status?

If you were to handle this on your own, tou would need to fill out the Form I-589 for U.S. Asylum within a year of coming to the United States. The form HAS to be done in English and It is a lengthy and complicated form, but we can help. If it is an affirmative aslyum, an asylum officer will interview you thoroughly based on what you’ve written, so we can make sure you don’t answer questions differently than what you’ve written down. You will not necessarily be ONLY asked questions that are from the form, so just be prepared for a lengthy interview. In addition, you could end up in detention awaitng your aslyum trial before an Immigration Judge.  Our team of lawyers are trained to handle this exact thing!  We have countless hours in the court room fighting for aslyum / withholding of removal / CAT (convention against torture) and are more than willing to start fighting immediately on behalf of you or your loved one.

We highly recommend getting a lawyer from the very beginning of your attempt at gaining asylum, whether you’ve traveled from Honduras, Cuba, or any other country, an experienced asylum attorney at Rozas & Assocaites will help you gather the right documents and prepare you to testify. A person seeking asylum faces a tough fight, but with proper legal representation from one of our trained associates, that fight will be much easier. Contact our David or one of his associates today at Rozas and Associates at 225-478-1111 today to get started.

IMMIGRATION

Our experience with the complex laws of immigration has provided thousands of families with the ability to stay close and with their family here in the United States while navigating the complicating laws of immigration. Let us guide you through this complex area of law. If you or a loved one is facing an issue in immigration court, you need help navigating through the justice system. That’s what the law firm of Rozas & Associates is here for.
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