The most commonly thought of problem associated with being accused of a crime for those who are not citizens (including legal residents) is DEPORTATION. Deportation is the forced removal of a person from the United States, usually returning the person to the country of citizenship. Certainly deportation can have life changing effects on people’s lives on a par with or even more devastating than a criminal conviction or even jail. Families can be torn apart and people can be forcibly returned to countries they have never really known. These stories
Asylum Cases: Experts
What is the purpose of an expert witness?
Although a client’s testimony alone may be enough to prove an asylum case, almost universally additional evidence is needed to carry the applicant’s burden of proof. While general country conditions documentation may help prove the case, an expert can be helpful when your client’s claim raises a unique issue or one that is not very well documented in country conditions reports. An expert provides objective evidence that your client’s fear of persecution is well founded and provides context for the adjudicator
U.S. businesses use the H-1B visa to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise in specialized fields such as science, engineering or computer programming. H-1B workers’ spouses and children are admitted to the U.S. with H-4 visas. Normally, an H-1B can work in the U.S. for a maximum of 6 years, although certain exceptions apply.
Under prior regulations, USCIS did not extend employment authorization to H-4 spouses. Beginning May 26, 2015, the H-4 spouse may file a Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, with the filing