Berwyn, IL asked in Immigration Law for Illinois

Q: Do Former Asylees Seeking Citizenship need attorney at interview for visiting home country twice (parents sick )

Hi. My spouse and me are former religious Asylees. Now need to file for N-400. We traveled twice to home country due to severe illnes of father and mother in law and they passed away. our stay were 30 and 40 days long.

We have reports of illness and some pictures of staying at safe place and hiding our-self.

Should we expect problem at interview ? and do we need attorney to attend interview and represent us ?

Thanks for ur answers.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Kyndra L Mulder
Kyndra L Mulder
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Jacksonville, FL

A: Yes. I strongly suggest you have an experienced attorney prepare your Applications for Naturalization, prepare you for the interview, and attend the interview.

The possibility of never seeing family again or not being able to be there when they pass is a tough consideration when making the decision to accept asylum in the USA.

You know, or you would not have posted this question, that there may be questions regarding the merit of the asylum claim.

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