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Eli Kantor is a labor, employment and immigration law attorney. He has been practicing labor, employment and immigration law for more than 36 years. He has been featured in articles about labor, employment and immigration law in the L.A. Times, Business Week.com and Daily Variety. He is a regular columnist for the Daily Journal. Telephone (310)274-8216; eli@elikantorlaw.com. For more information, visit beverlyhillsimmigrationlaw.com and and beverlyhillsemploymentlaw.com


Monday, December 02, 2019

Asylum Struggles

For the Dallas Observer, Meredith Lawrence profiles Michael, a Kurdish journalist whose story of seeking asylum in the U.S. highlights the numerous hurdles — including “miscommunication, red tape, government errors, and delays” — that can make the asylum-seeking process impossible to navigate. “Regulations require asylum seekers to wait six months after filing for asylum before applying for a work permit,” Lawrence writes. “But Michael has been waiting for his permit for years, tangled up in a system that has left him unable to support himself. … After two years in this country with no work permit and no way to earn a living legally, Michael ran out of money.”  

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