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  • Asylee Petition for Spouse and/or Child, Form I-730

    Asylee Petition for Spouse and/or Child, Form I-730

    A principal refugee admitted to the United States within the past 2 years or a principal asylee who was granted asylum within the past 2 years, may use the Form I-730 to petition for a spouse or child. Petitioning in this context meaning to request that a spouse or an unmarried child under 21 years…

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  • Persecution

    Persecution

    Well-founded Fear of Persecution Definition of Persecution Although persecution is not specifically defined within the INA, the courts have held that “a threat to life or freedom on account of race, religion, nationality, political opinion or membership of a particular social group is always persecution.”  The United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) has endorsed a…

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