Focus: International Students Expos in USA
International students are coming to the US in dramatically increased numbers. The explosion in Chinese, Indian and Korean students started less than a decade ago and continues. For EB-5 purposes students offer good prospects. We have been conducting events since 2014 educating students on EB-5 in New York, Washington DC, Massachusetts, Michigan and California. We are expanding these events to other locations in 2017 to cover the entire USA. For each city we promote the event to multiple campuses across the metropolitan region; this can vary from ten to twenty campuses per city. These are 1 day events that require a short single night stay trip from the sponsoring Regional Center or law firm. During the educational event covering the students' immigration options the sponsor makes a short presentation about their Regional Center or law firm. The event
The following paper outlines strategies and interventions in asylum cases when little or no documentary evidence or eyewitness support is available. This paper will first examine the inherent dilemmas in ascertaining factual evidence in asylum cases and then examine major strategies in the forensic evaluation process.
RECOLLECTING FACTUAL MATERIAL
No one really knows what happened to the client in his country of origin except the client himself. I do not claim to know, the defense attorney does not know, and the adjudicator certainly does not know. Because of this I try to understand the case not so much on a factual basis, but on a perceptual basis because in many asylum cases the only evidence that exists is the perception of the client himself. As such, my forensic narrative reflects the client's particular view informed by clinical expertise. This can be quite disconcerting to the Immigration Judge and government attorney, especially as our perceptions and memories are quite