Massive Asylum Fraud Charged in NY, Lawyers Indicted

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara stated : “Our asylum laws exist to provide a safe haven in the United States to immigrants subject to persecution in their own countries for exercising freedoms fundamental to a democracy. As alleged, these defendants, including six attorneys and a church employee...

BIA on Asylum Fraud: Matter of P-S-H-

"To terminate a grant of asylum pursuant to 8 C.F.R. § 1208.24 (2013), the Department of Homeland Security must establish, by a preponderance of the evidence, that (1) there was fraud in the alien’s asylum application and (2) the fraud was such that the alien was not eligible for asylum...