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.
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.
A sample brief from a Convention Against Torture case involving a transgender Mexican woman. This sample can be used when your client is not eligible for asylum or withholding of removal.
This brief is for an asylum claim by a Honduran woman who faced death threats from a gang. The grounds for asylum articulated are a family based particular social group and political opinion.