Asylum Attorney in White Plains
Seeking a Reprieve Here in the U.S.
If you arrived in the United States and are afraid of returning to your home country due to violence, threats, or persecution, you may be able to apply for asylum and remain in the United States. Applying for asylum is a complicated process and without a lawyer, your claim is much more likely to be denied. Bates Law Firm can help you with this process and ensure that you candidacy for asylum is properly put forth to the United States Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS).
Call our White Plains asylum lawyer at (914) 290-4100 to determine if you are a candidate for asylum and begin the application process. We are ready to assist you.
Do You Qualify for Asylum?
The United States has specific qualifications to be eligible for asylum status. When you arrive in the United States after fleeing your country, you have one year to apply for asylum, but there can be exceptions to that rule. It is important to talk to a lawyer to see if you fit any of those exceptions if it has been more than one year since you arrived.
An applicant can apply for asylum if they in fear of persecution based on their:
- Political opinion
- Membership in a particular social group
The USCIS has a set of complex rules that can be overwhelming and difficult to navigate on your own, especially in this hectic time in your life. Hiring our firm will help ensure that your case is as well prepared as possible. Judges have sympathy for asylum victims, but you need to be able to prove your eligibiligy. We've been helping immigration clients for two decades and are ready to advocate for you at this critical time.
Don't wait to start this process. Contact us today to request a consultation with Attorney Bates.