Drafting Asylum Brief
As part of the preparation for your client’s hearing, you may draft a pre-hearing brief. This page contains sample briefs on a range of issues.
NOTE that as of February 20, 2020, pre-hearing briefs in Immigration Court are limited to 25 pages.
A sample brief for our fictional client, Julian Ngongbo, that includes an argument that Mr. Ngonbgo should not be subject to the Asylum Transit Ban because he attempted to enter the U.S. prior to July 16, 2019.
This brief is for an asylum claim by a Guatemalan woman who faced death threats from a gang. The grounds for asylum articulated are two particular social groups: testifying prosecutorial witnesses, and Guatemalan women.
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