Get the Protection You Need From Persecution
For many people around the world, the red, white and blue United States flag represents something very special. Freedom from persecution for religious or political beliefs seems like only a dream for many people.
I am a Fairfax asylum attorney who can help you if you came to the United States because of fear of violence in your home country, or for persecution of your beliefs. I can and want to help. The asylum laws offer protection for many people in your situation. I have experience in the law and personal experience that will help me handle your case with skill and empathy.
As a young child, I was brought into the United States from my war-torn homeland of Cambodia as a refugee. Although refugee laws and asylum laws are different, the main point is the same: I also needed to come to this country for my safety. I can relate with what you are going through, and now I want to help you. Contact me today to learn more about how I can help you during a free consultation at my Fairfax, Virginia office.
Approaching Asylum Petitions
Some people come into the country as immigrants, usually through a non-immigrant tourist visa, because they wanted to escape the persecution and violence of their home country. Other people come to the country without any authorization for the same reasons. I can help you if you are in either situation.
Seeking Asylum? Affirmative Asylum Petitions and Defensive Asylum Petitions
In my legal practice, I can offer two types of asylum services, depending on the situation our clients are in:
- Affirmative asylum petition: This is when someone comes into the country as an immigrant and does not want to return home because of the threat of violence there. Sometimes visitors experience religious conversion or something of that nature and they know that they will be persecuted for their new beliefs when they return to their native countries. I can often help get the asylum process started before our clients overstay their visas.
- Defensive asylum petition: This is for clients who are already in deportation proceedings. Perhaps you came into the country illegally in the first place and are now seeking political asylum or religious asylum, overstayed your visa or committed one of the crimes that render you deportable. Whatever the reason you are facing deportation, if there is a good probability that you are going to be persecuted in your home country, I can petition for asylum.
Regardless of whether you are already facing deportation or not, the most important thing needed in the asylum process is display convincingly to the immigration judge that you have a well-founded fear of persecution in your home country.
I represent clients in their petitions and in all appeals that are often necessary in the asylum process.
Contact a Virginia Temporary Protected Status Lawyer for a Free Consultation
If you contact my law firm, I will talk with you about the law and your options when we meet for during the free consultation I offer to new clients. You can either call my Fairfax office or contact me online to set up your consultation today.
Cambodian and Spanish languages spoken