Preparing Clients for Credible Fear Interviews
Guidance and best practices in how to help clients prepare for credible and reasonable fear interviews.
On July 29, 2019, the Attorney General issued a decision, Matter of L-E-A-, which attempts to limit the availability of asylum to people whose persecution is based on their family relationships. This practice advisory is crucial for anyone whose client fears such persecution; it walks through what the decision does and does not say, and offers strategies and practice tips on addressing the decision.
This one-page document highlights the essential elements of asylum eligibility. It is intended for quick reference during credible and reasonable fear client preparation meetings.
Seven months after former Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued Matter of A-B- , expert practitioners discuss how the decision has been implemented, trends at all levels of adjudication, and legal arguments and strategies for a post-A-B- world.
Need Assistance?If you are a volunteer attorney working on a case with the Immigration Justice Campaign, find out how to get individualized help with your case.
The American Immigration Council warns non-citizens to guard against spoofing phone calls from ill-intended individuals seeking to create panic among our immigrant community. To learn more, please go to scam.immigrationcouncil.org.