July 4, 2018

The applicant is a Japanese national who is applying for a treaty investor status on his arrival to the United States. The applicant is a highly skilled chef in a specific Japanese form of cooking and has come to assist another treaty investor business by training US citizens in this particular form of cooking.

June 22, 2018

The case concerns a Pakistani immigrant appealing to reclassify himself as an investor and a non preference immigrant after he failed to maintain his legal status. The issue comes in proving that the applicant has had the $10,000 invested in a business per the regulations of section 245 of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

June 2, 2018

The applicant is a British national who is in Texas, United States for pleasure purposes but has applied for a reclassification as a treaty investor citing an investment and provided financial statements as proof of the investment.

May 25, 2018

The applicant is a Japanese national who was denied entry into the United States under an E-2 visa. He was to work as a specialized tempura chef in a San Francisco restaurant and the basis of his entry was to find and train American chefs until they were competent in the art. While the applicant has no significant monetary investments, he is argued to be a key figure in the business and should be admitted.

April 18, 2018

It is possible for you to have an asylum claim from situations that happened after you left your country. You may become a refugee sur place because of situations from your country during your absence, or you take actions while outside of your country that subject you to persecution.

April 18, 2018

If you have suffered psychological harm, that may possibly fulfill the harm requirement as “harm” may also include psychological harm. Physical harm is not required for an an asylum claim.

April 18, 2018

In order to have an asylum claim you’ll need to have suffered persecution. It is possible for economic harm to amount to persecution for your asylum case. However, you’ll need to prove that you suffered severe economic disadvantage from your persecutor in the form of deprivation of liberty, food, housing, employment, or other essentials of life.