Personal experience: come to the US for a tour and ask for asylum

In 2016, 3 Russians received US immigrant visas. Nonimmigrant visas - tourist, student, work - were issued 529 times more - 38. Every year, some of the recipients of nonimmigrant visas, going to the United States, decide not to return. Seller Alexander Smirnov told Meduza about how he got in ...

New Jersey Immigrant Detention Center: How a Refugee Prison Works

  ForumDaily offers a translation of Elaine Barros's article for “Voice of America”. The first room in a former warehouse that is today used as an isolation room is the waiting area. Here visitors register and wait for permission to meet with the detainees. The security check process is similar ...

Saakashvili asked for political asylum in Ukraine

Former governor of the Odessa region and ex-president of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili has applied for political asylum in Ukraine. Before that, he was stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship while he was abroad, but he forcefully broke through the cordon with a crowd of supporters, TASS reports. ...

Canada provided shelter to more 30 Chechen gays

The Canadian non-profit organization Rainbow Railroad helped 35 LGBT people from Chechnya to leave the territory of Russia, 31 of them received political asylum in Canada. “Together with the Canadian government, we are working on a program that made it possible to bring in persecuted representatives of the LGBT community from Chechnya into the country,” said the executive ...

Study: Obtaining political asylum in the US is like a game of roulette

Researchers at the University of Syracuse published a report on the specifics of granting political asylum in the United States. The study authors argue that the asylum process is like playing roulette: the outcome is influenced by where the case is heard and who is considering it. In particular, the study has a story ...

All about the green card: how to get, what you need to remember how much it costs

Green card applicants have very little time left to apply for participation in the lottery. However, the lottery is just one of the ways to obtain a residence permit in the United States. ForumDaily has collected all the information about what a green card is, what are the ways ...

What you need to know, applying for asylum in the US

If you came to the United States on a tourist visa, on a work visa, or you are in the country illegally and are afraid to return to your homeland, you have the opportunity to ask for political asylum in America. In order to apply for political asylum, you need to consider several ...

Ex-Prime Minister of Ukraine is waiting for a decision on asylum in a California mansion

Former Prime Minister of Ukraine Pavel Lazarenko lives in California in Marin County in a house worth $ 1,8 million, writes the New York Times. At the moment, Lazarenko is awaiting the decision of the American government to grant him political asylum. According to the newspaper, the mansion belongs to Lazarenko's wife Oksana Tsykova, who ...

How to get political asylum in the United States

The unstable political situation and widespread violation of human rights in the countries of the former CIS are forcing people to seek political asylum in the United States. What does it mean to obtain this status, who can apply for it and how to correctly organize the process, ForumDaily figured out. A journalist is a dangerous profession ...

Russian-speaking gays and lesbians start life from scratch in New York

More and more Russians are asking for political asylum in the United States. According to Radio Liberty, in 2015 there were 1454 such applications, which is half as many as last year and twice as many as in 2012. And this is an absolute record in twenty seconds ...

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