Bars to Asylum
TRIG instructions guide.
A history of Afghanistan’s government, opposition groups, and support groups.
HIAS and ABA asylum law training for affirmative asylum applications for Afghan parolees.
A guide on relevant statutory provisions for asylum.
A presentation on TRIG exemptions to date.
USCIS: DHS Implements Exemption Authority for Certain TRIG Grounds for Cases with Administratively Final Orders (Oct 2008)
Fact sheet on cases in removal proceedings.
NIJC’s asylum manual provides an overview of the U.S. asylum process and provides basic guidelines for attorneys representing asylum seekers. None of these materials should be considered legal advice. Individuals are strongly encouraged to seek counsel from qualified immigration attorneys or Board of Immigration Appeals-accredited representatives before submitting applications for asylum.
TA training on the INA’s Terrorism-Related Inadmissibility Grounds (TRIG), which operate as bars to asylum and virtually all other forms of immigration relief.
Video of Human Rights First asylum law training.
A checklist for bars to asylum and withholding of removal.
This document provides a comprehensive overview of asylum law and withholding of removal.