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Afia Yunus selected in “Whos’ Next: Law” by Billy Penn

Young people make up some of the best lawyers and legal minds in Philadelphia. So for the third year in a row, Billy Penn is highlighting the city’s next great stars in law, from prosecutors to litigators to defenders to social justice advocates.

AFIA YUNUS

Owner, Yunus Law P.C.

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Afia Yunus is the principal attorney and founder of Yunus Law, a firm with offices in Philadelphia and Chicago that focuses exclusively on US immigration and nationality law. She represents clients from all over the country and abroad in employment-based immigration, family-based immigration and removal defense before the US Immigration Court and Board of Immigration Appeals. view more

7 days ago

Yunus Law P.C.

Breath away it took.
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👉🏻#thegoodimmigrant
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2 weeks ago

Yunus Law P.C.

Tears. Nothing but tears. God is great. This is literally why I do what I do. A gentle nudge telling me I’m doing the right thing. Telling me I’ve found my calling aligned with my purpose. Beyond grateful for my beautiful clients who put their trust in me and are on this journey with me. I see my clients as my partners in this difficult path towards a better life - better education, better jobs, better for their kids. Little do they know, they have taught me so much along the way. #grateful
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🙏🏼#thankful #gratitude #lawyerlife #lawyersofinstagram #joy #expressionsoflove #love #partnership #partners #clientlove #immigrants #immigrantsmakeamericagreat #immigrationlaw #immigrationjourney #illegalimmigrants #immigrantstory #immigrationlawyer #immigrationattorneyqueens #nj #phillylawyer #njlawyer #kindness #givingthanks #givingback #community #expressyourself
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2 weeks ago

Yunus Law P.C.

On 7/31/19, 54 Democratic members of the House of Representatives called upon USCIS to rescind its “Notice to Appear” policy, citing the policy’s harmful consequences for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking, as well as for the safety of the public at large. ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

Yunus Law P.C.

Last week, the acting director of USCIS instructed asylum officers to consider whether it would have been "possible" for asylum seekers to relocate within their home countries to avoid persecution rather than flee to the United States, even though the appropriate legal standard is whether such relocation would have been "reasonable." ... See MoreSee Less

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4 weeks ago

Yunus Law P.C.

No force but love can impel one to step willingly into danger so that others may seek safety.
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ICE officers trapped this man and his 12 year old son in their car, lying by saying they had to come out or they’d be arrested and the 12 year old would be arrested. That’s simply not the law.
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👉🏻It’s important to note that ICE administrative warrants permit detention but they CANNOT FORCIBLY remove someone from their home or car without a judicial warrant.
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👉🏻these brave neighbors formed a human barricade so the man and his son could safely return to their home.
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❤️#kindness #kind #love #poweroflove #humanity #immigrants #immigrantrights #immigrant #immigrantsmakeamericagreat #immigration #proudtobeanamerican #tennessee #njlawyer #inspiration #inspirational #inspirationalvideo
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4 weeks ago

Yunus Law P.C.

Immigration Court is planning to replace in-court interpreters at Master Calendar Hearings (MCHs) with video advisals that will explain the nature of the courtroom proceedings, the immigrant's rights and obligations, and other frequently asked questions. According to Buzzfeed, "The recordings are set to be made in Spanish initially, but will expand to 20 other commonly requested languages in the 'near future.' ... See MoreSee Less

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