Q: A couple enters US on legal Visa. During visit, their son and Nephew are murdered by a local gang. Asylum?
The family home is taken over by the gang. The couple is elderly and in poor health. They have no home to return to. The couple are Jehovahs Witness. They have family residing legally in US. Unfortunately the family has no funds to apply through a legal firm for the Asylum
A: Possibly. They should contact non-profit organizations such as Nationalities Service Center or HIAS for assistance preparing an asylum application. Also, some private lawyers take pro bono cases depending on the facts or circumstances.
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