Every year, thousands of people leave their native countries and seek asylum in the United States after suffering or fearing future torture and persecution back home due to their race, religion, nationality, political opinion or membership in a particular social group (including being gay, lesbian, transgender or bisexual). Historically, as long as asylum seekers’ stories… Read More »
Guidelines for Approval It’s been two years since President Obama introduced a new immigration policy known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). On that pivotal day in June 2012, the president announced that undocumented youth who had arrived in the United States as children would be allowed to remain and work temporarily under the… Read More »
ABT Settlement Wins New Rights for Applicants In 2013, settlement of a nationwide class action lawsuit (known as the ABT Settlement) filed against U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and other federal immigration agencies resulted in new rights for asylum applicants facing removal. The ABT lawsuit focused on questionable policies and practices used by EOIR (Executive… Read More »
Welcome to Nalbandian Law’s Immigration Law blog. In an effort to provide further insights to immigration law, we will be covering immigration trends, new laws, and other relative information/news. Stay tuned!