Archive | August, 2013

Unlawful Presence – Does it Apply to Me?

One of the recurring themes I’ll examine on this blog is the idea of “unlawful presence.”  With certain exceptions, under current immigration laws, a person “unlawfully present” in the United States for a certain period of time is ineligible to: (1) adjust his or her status to that of a Lawful Permanent Resident (e.g., by […]

United States Asylum Cases (by the numbers)

For many people, an Application for Asylum is the only immigration option. Compare the number of times asylum is granted to the overall number of asylum cases; do the numbers seem reasonable?