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Do you believe that you are being persecuted as a member of a protected class or are you fearful of persecution in your home country? You may be eligible for asylum status. There are two types of asylum: Defensive asylum and affirmative asylum. Defensive asylum is used when you are facing deportation or removal actions, while affirmative asylum is used to seek relief within a year of arriving in the United States. At the Law Office of Mina Amiry, PLLC, we help individuals who are facing persecution and seeking relief.


Call our Houston immigration lawyer today at (832) 769-3400 to request a case evaluation.


Eligibility for Asylum Status

Regardless of which type of asylum you are petitioning for, you must be able to provide evidence that you have faced persecution or that you likely would face persecution if you returned to your home country. The persecution must be based on a protected class in order to qualify. Our experienced legal team can help you petition for asylum status and work to keep you in the United States.

There are several protected classes which you may qualify under, including:

  • Protection based on political views
  • Your nationality
  • Your religion
  • Your race
  • Any other group memberships

Providing Compassionate Legal Assistance

At the Law Office of Mina Amiry, PLLC, we are compassionate about what you are going through an want to help you protect your rights and safety. In order to be granted asylum, you must already be present in the U.S. as a refugee. We are well-versed in immigration law and can help you seek safety here in the U.S.


Contact our Houston immigration lawyer to learn more about how we can help you. We offer flexible hours and affordable counsel.


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