Asylum 101 Waves of Immigration in America
I keep trying to explain US and International Asylum law on Facebook and Twitter. Instead of repeating the same facts over and over again I have made this page.
What is Asylum? 9 Things the Bible Says You Should Do for Refugees
Definition of asylum A judge tears up the ICE playbook
1: an inviolable place of refuge and protection giving shelter to criminals and debtors : sanctuary
2: a place of retreat and security : shelter
3a : the protection or security afforded by an asylum : refuge
: protection from arrest and extradition given especially to political refugees by a nation or by an embassy or other agency enjoying freedom from what is required by law for most people
: an institution providing care and protection to needy individuals (such as the infirm or destitute) and especially the mentally ill
What are US Asylum Laws?
We have US Code:
(a)Authority to apply for asylum
Any alien who is physically present in the United States or who arrives in the United States (whether or not at a designated port of arrival and including an alien who is brought to the United States after having been interdicted in international or United States waters), irrespective of such alien’s status, may apply for asylum in accordance with this section or, where applicable, section 1225(b) of this title.
Affirmative Asylum Processing With USCIS
To obtain asylum through the affirmative asylum process you must be physically present in the United States. You may apply for asylum status regardless of how you arrived in the United States or your current immigration status.
You must apply for asylum within one year of the date of their last arrival in the United States, unless you can show:
Changed circumstances that materially affect your eligibility for asylum or extraordinary circumstances relating to the delay in filing
You filed within a reasonable amount of time given those circumstances.
Jeff Sessions's Zero-Tolerance Directive breaks the law!
I have been trying to explain to people like - get this - the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee!
14th Amendment - SECTION 1
All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.
Why are Republican leaders OK with the President of the United States lying?
Children at border: https://twitter.com/Limbaugh2016/status/1007616994613628928
I want my old GOP back: https://twitter.com/Limbaugh2016/status/1007708824684331016
#Asylum #FamiliesBelongTogether #DueProcess
How to contact your Senator:
Putting kids in cages is illegal in Tennessee:
Memphis grandmother arrested for allegedly driving with kids in dog kennels
Some Dirty Words (HBO)
My second @cortessteve rant - https://twitter.com/Limbaugh2016/status/1015051424110120960
We are now in the for-PROFIT baby jail era - Opinion: SB 4 and SB 1018 Can Be Texas' Political Awakening
We are breaking International Law as well!
Taking Migrant Children From Parents Is Illegal, U.N. Tells U.S.
Neither Obama or Bush broke this law. They never detained people seeking asylum. What the GOP is wrongly calling Catch-and-Release now. Fact check: Did the Obama administration separate families?
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