Perfecting a Winning Strategy for Asylum Applications

Production Date: February 26, 2018 Practice Areas: Immigration Law Estimated Length: 3654 minutes


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Each year people come to the United States seeking safe haven from different grounds of persecution. The numbers of asylum applications EOIR and the USCIS Office receive each year continue to increase, setting an unprecedented volume of backlogged cases. After you’ve experienced several affirmative or defensive asylum cases, you’ve learned the fundamentals of the process. This intermediate-level session will address drawbacks that you might encounter after you proceed deeper into your asylum practice and offers practical tips on how to address them when they arise.

Follow immigration attorney Ruby Powers, as she provides an update on hot topics in asylum, discusses creative approaches for addressing common pitfalls and as she reviews other relevant topics. Additionally, through her expertise, she will provide innovative ways to help attorneys strategically plan ahead and develop a strong asylum case.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Determine the implications of the USCIS Asylum Interview Scheduling Priority Order
  2. Identify potential credibility issues and how to avoid them
  3. Address the one-year filing deadline and exceptions
  4. Recognize bars to asylum and how to identify if there are any exceptions
  5. Discuss best practices for filing, preserving the record and preparing your client