Need a Work Permit? Are you Eligible for Asylum or Refugee Status?

Need a Work Permit? Are you Eligible for Asylum or Refugee Status?

One of the many upsides to practicing as an Miami immigration attorney, is the fact that I am lucky enough to help a subset of immigrants who are in dire need of relief. These are the immigrants who are seeking asylum and refugee status. Asylum and refugee status are...
Obama Approves Plan to Let Central American Children Apply for Refugee Status

Obama Approves Plan to Let Central American Children Apply for Refugee Status

This week, the White House announced that President Barack Obama has approved a plan to allow several thousand young children from Central American countries to apply for refugee status in the United States, thus providing a legal path for some of them to join family...
Undocumented Immigrants Face Tighter Standards for Asylum

Undocumented Immigrants Face Tighter Standards for Asylum

As a Miami immigration lawyer, I have been following with interest a disturbing new development. Undocumented immigrants who enter the United States illegally are becoming less likely to be deemed eligible for asylum, as federal authorities tighten standards amid an...