Cases & Deals

Cuban refugee facing years of government persecution granted asylum and has appeal waived

Client(s) Client D.

Jones Day successfully assisted client D., a Cuban refugee who endured years of government persecution, in being granted asylum. The Firm took on client D.'s case with only six weeks to prepare, and, after the three-hour hearing, the immigration judge indicated his intent to grant asylum and the lawyer for the Department of Homeland Security waived any appeal.