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Are you a recent immigrant who is afraid of returning to his or her home country? You may qualify for asylum. Find out more using the links below, including whether or not you qualify, and what steps you need to take.

Asylum serves as a crucial safeguard for immigrants who are fleeing past persecution, or are in legitimate fear of future persecution in their home country. Whether they are fleeing discrimination based on ethnicity or religion, or a political conflict for many individuals, obtaining asylum is a real matter of life or death.

The asylum process can be daunting and difficult for refugees, whether it is filing complex paperwork or reliving traumatic events, it is not easy.

The Law office of Hamid Yazdan Panah serves as an asylum attorney in the bay area, and can help you file for asylum affirmatively (before you are placed on removal proceedings) or defensively (after you’ve been placed in removal proceedings.)

The Basics of Applying for Asylum: Do you Qualify?

The Basics of Applying for Asylum: Persecution in Asylum Law

The Basics of Applying for Asylum: 5 Protected Grounds

More information and Refugees and Asylum

Refugees in Alameda County

What I Know About Immigration Reform 2013, As a Refugee

Global Crisis Should Lead to Refugee Ceiling Increase

The History of Asylum in the United States

Asylum in the United States: 2013 and Beyond

Global Refugees and Asylum Seekers Numbers Hits New High

As always the following should not be construed as legal advice, and is for educational purposes only. If you are interested in applying for asylum, or have questions you should speak to a Berkeley Asylum Attorney.