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I am not an officer of the corporation. I can't sign the 941s either.
I think Congress needs to do something about our immigration laws.
Because, obviously, they don't work.
Any alien who is physically present in the United States or who arrives in the United States (whether or not at a designated port of arrival and including an alien who is brought to the United States after having been interdicted in international or United States waters)
I agree on the granting of asylum, as I said.
The president has exceeded his authority in limiting those who may apply for asylum to those who do so at a port of entry.
I have not claimed otherwise.
Congress did not require that asylum be extended to those who cross the border illegally.
Yes. And it directly contradicts the law.
As President, Trump signed an Executive Order saying, in part, that those who cross the border illegally will not be considered for asylum.
Any alien who is physically present in the United States or who arrives in the United States (whether or not at a designated port of arrival and including an alien who is brought to the United States after having been interdicted in international or United States waters), irrespective of such alien’s status, may apply for asylum in accordance with this section or, where applicable, section 1225(b) of this title.
Trump's proclamation says that they may not apply. Trump's proclamation is in direct conflict with the law. It is illegal.
Ask at a port of entry. If you are arriving into the United States, then you can tell the Customs or Border Patrol worker that you want to apply for asylum.
Get the appropriate form. You will need to fill out Form I-589, “Application for Asylum and for Withholding of Removal.” You can get the form sent to you by calling 1-800-870-3676. Any information that you provide on the form is legally protected from disclosure.
- You can also download the form at http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/form/i-589.pdf.
- The instructions, which you should read before filling out the form, are available at http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/form/i-589instr.pdf.
Apparently defensive asylum is not even available for those who are apprehended at the border.
Understand the process. Generally, you cannot apply for asylum if you are denied entry into the country because you lack proper documentation or if you are barred from seeking asylum (e.g., you committed an aggravated felony). However, there are two processes that you can use if you do not want to be returned to your country of origin because you fear persecution. These processes are commonly called “defensive” asylum.
- Credible fear screening. If you have been denied entry because you lack proper identification, then you may seek asylum before an Immigration Judge if you have a “credible fear” of persecution or torture. A credible fear is a “significant possibility” that you can establish that you have been persecuted or have a well-founded fear of persecution on account of race, religion, nationality, political opinion, or membership in a particular group.
- If you establish credible fear, then you may ultimately apply for asylum before a judge.
- Reasonable fear screening. If you are scheduled to be removed from the United States because you illegally re-entered the country, committed an aggravated felony, or for some other reason that bars your continued stay in the country, you can try to halt your return to your country of origin by claiming that you have a “reasonable fear” of persecution.
- Even if you establish reasonable fear of persecution, you will not be able to apply for asylum. However, you can still seek “withholding of removal” or protection under the Convention Against Torture. Each offers more limited relief than asylum. For example, although the United States cannot return you to your home country, it could settle you in a safe alternate country.
- Furthermore, if you seek a reasonable fear determination, then you cannot include your spouse or children. They must make their own claim that they reasonably fear persecution.
originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: TheRedneck
So what part of the application process is Trump denying?
The part about only at a port of entry. Which is in direct conflict with the law.