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Beware of Dishonest Immigration Consultants

Information about the practices of scam artists preying upon immigrants seeking assistance in obtaining legal residence, work authorization, or citizenship has risen dramatically in recent years. Many unscrupulous consultants claim that they are attorneys or that they have close connections to the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). Others use titles such as notary public or notario to deceive people into believing that they are lawyers.

How to Apply for Asylum and Withholding of Removal

This article can help you find out if you qualify to apply for asylum and/or withholding of removal (also called "withholding") so you can avoid being sent back to your country.

How to Get Legal Status Through Your Family Member

This article is for people who are in the custody of DHS who want to know if their family members legally in the U.S. can help them get legal status in the U.S.

Immigrant Women and Abuse

If you are an immigrant to the United States, and you are a victim of domestic violence or rape, here are some suggestions we hope will help you.

Living in the United States: A Guide for Immigrant Youth

This handbook gives a good overview of U.S. laws that affect immigrants, especially as they apply to young people.

Beware of Dishonest Immigration Consultants

Information about the practices of scam artists preying upon immigrants seeking assistance in obtaining legal residence, work authorization, or citizenship has risen dramatically in recent years. Many unscrupulous consultants claim that they are attorneys or that they have close connections to the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). Others use titles such as notary public or notario to deceive people into believing that they are lawyers.

Immigrant Women and Abuse

If you are an immigrant to the United States, and you are a victim of domestic violence or rape, here are some suggestions we hope will help you.

Living in the United States: A Guide for Immigrant Youth

This handbook gives a good overview of U.S. laws that affect immigrants, especially as they apply to young people.

How to Apply for Asylum and Withholding of Removal

This article can help you find out if you qualify to apply for asylum and/or withholding of removal (also called "withholding") so you can avoid being sent back to your country.

Refugees and Asylum

Refugee status or asylum may be granted to people who have been persecuted or fear they will be persecuted on account of race, religion, nationality, and/or membership in a particular social group or political opinion.

How to Get Legal Status Through Your Family Member

This article is for people who are in the custody of DHS who want to know if their family members legally in the U.S. can help them get legal status in the U.S.

Living in the United States: A Guide for Immigrant Youth

This handbook gives a good overview of U.S. laws that affect immigrants, especially as they apply to young people.

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