On World Refugee Day, held every year on June 20th and established by the United Nations, we commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees. This year, World Refugee Day also marks a key moment for the public to show support for families forced to flee their homes.
This World Refugee Day, the UN is challenging everyone to join together and take a step with refugees.
US federal immigration law recognizes that some immigrants deserve legal protection if they have been victims of abuse, persecution, violence, or other dangerous situations. Asylum is granted to foreign nationals who live in the United States or are at the border and meet the international definition of a “refugee.”
Refugees are 8% of U.S. immigrants. These are people fleeing persecution, war, conflict, oppression, and human rights violations in their home countries and have been granted the ability to reside permanently in the U.S.
The immigration attorneys at Godoy Law Office can explain your rights and how immigration laws can protect you. They can fight beside you to get the protection you need. If you need help with a refugee, asylum or other immigration issues, please contact our office at 855-554-6369.