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.



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Sample Asylum Brief: Particular Social Group

Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network
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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Sample Asylum Brief: Political Opinion

University of Wisconsin Law School Immigrant Justice Clinic
A sample asylum brief. The claim involves a political dissident in Cuba who was persecuted on account of his political opinion.

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Sample Asylum Brief: Political Opinion

Southeast Immigrant Freedom Initiative
A sample brief in a political-opinion-based asylum claim.

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