Q: DO I HAVE TO HAVE ATTORNEY FILL OUT I-589 APPLICATION FOR ASYLUM AND FOR WITHHOLDING OF REMOVAL.
I WENT TO UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR IMMIGRATION REVIEW
HARLINGEN IMMIGRATION COURT AND WAS GIVEN THIS APPLICATION
That’s for you to decide! You are now in removal proceedings being charged with deportation or inadmissibility. If you lose, most foreigners often never get another chance!
It is unclear if you qualify to seek asylum, Convention Against Torture relief, or Withholding. Each have limits, some more than others
An appeal is pointless if you are unable to prove you are qualified for some relief at this level. You are in the lowest court of law for immigration. Cases are won or lost there, even if taken on appeal.
There is an old saying: “A person who represents himself has a fool for a lawyer. Obviously, hiring the wrong attorney or having a difficult case are equally challenging. Your active participation is key to the outcome. It’s best to find out whether there are other options in these situations.
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