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  • A Guide to Assisting Asylum-Seekers with In Absentia Removal Orders

    This guide is intended to support pro bono attorneys, fully accredited Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) Representatives, law students, and paralegals working to prevent the deportation of families who recently crossed the U.S.-Mexico border seeking asylum and have been ordered removed in absentia by an Immigration Judge (IJ).
  • Asylum Claims for UAC

    This PowerPoint reviews important gang cases and gang-based asylum claims for UAC.
  • Asylum Law Manual

    A guide to asylum law practice. Designed for pro bono practitioners.
  • El Salvador Country Conditions

    At the end of 2011, the number of unaccompanied children seeking a safe haven in the United States rose dramatically. The largest number of new asylum applications came from three countries in Central America: El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. Guatemala Country Conditions Honduras Country Conditions
  • This interview with Claire Thomas introduces two common forms of relief for Unaccompanied Children: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, and Asylum. The interview compares these two options and offers guidance on advising UAC clients. Claire Thomas is the Director of Trainings at the Safe Passage Project, where she develops and promotes training materials to mentor Pro Bono attorneys.
  • Guatemala Country Conditions

    At the end of 2011, the number of unaccompanied children seeking a safe haven in the United States rose dramatically. The largest number of new asylum applications came from three countries in Central America: El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. El Salvador Country Conditions Honduras Country Conditions
  • Honduras Country Conditions

    At the end of 2011, the number of unaccompanied children seeking a safe haven in the United States rose dramatically. The largest number of new asylum applications came from three countries in Central America: El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. El Salvador Country Conditions Guatemala Country Conditions
  • Introduction/Overview of asylum law.