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U.K. Foreign Office Travel Advisories   U.K. Foreign Office

U.K. Home Office Country Reports*  U.K. Home Office

Australian Govt Travel Alerts & Advisories  Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Canadian Foreign Affairs Travel Reports  Canadian Foreign Affairs

Constitutions of the World  |  UNHCR Reports  United Nations Human Rights Commission
Profiles of Asylum Claims and Country Conditions*  U.S. Department of State

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices*  U.S. Department of State

International Religious Freedom Reports*  U.S. Department of State

U.S. Govt Travel Warnings  U.S. Department of State

U.S. Govt Consular Information Sheets  U.S. Department of State

 * All U.S. Department of State reports on this web site can be translated. For additional information contact PARDS.
** Experts: Claim Merit Assessments; Applicant Interviews; Affidavits; Declarations; Telephonic and In-Person Testimony;
    In-Country Research; Foreign Government Issued Document Authentication.

Political Asylum Research and Documentation Service (PARDS)
Political Asylum Research and
Documentation Service (PARDS) LLC

145 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

Phone: 1 (609) 497-7663

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Professional Services
  • Asylum Applicant Interviews and Claim Preparation
  • Technical Advice on Claim Structure and Presentation
  • Documentation: Country- and Issue-Specific
  • Expert Search: Regionalists, Country- and Issue-Specific
  • Foreign Government Issued, Document, Stamp and Seal Authentication
  • Pre-Filing Claim Evaluation (merit assessment)
  • Post-Filing Claim Evaluation (merit assessment)
  • Country-Specific (Political Risk and Economic) Assessments
  • Partial and Comprehensive Evaluations of the Department of State's Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (CRHRP) and Profile of Asylum Claims and Country Conditions reports (CRHRP copies available in legible format, 14-point font, numbered paragraphs and pages)
  • Translation
  • Foreign Legal Research
  • Lawyer Referrals
  • Cancellation of Removal (Extreme Hardship)
    Discern and Document the Quality and Availability of:
    1. Country- and Pathology-Specific Health Care
    2. Primary and Secondary Education
    3. Profession-Specific Employment Opportunities,
    4. and approximately 200 other quality of life factors

Congressional Research Service Reports (PDF)

Immigration Diversity Visa Lottery (April 22, 2004)

Processing Requests for Political Asylum and Temporary Refuge (June 21, 2004)

U.S. Immigration Policy on Asylum Seekers (March 30, 2005)

Visa Waiver Program (April 19, 2005)

Immigration Terrorist Grounds for Exclusion of Aliens (May 26, 2005)

Violence Against Women Act History and Federal Funding (June 9, 2005)

U.S. Immigration Policy on Permanent Admissions (July 1, 2005)

Private Immigration Legislation (August 9, 2005)

Immigration Consequences of Criminal Activity (July 6, 2005)

Immigration Policy for Intracompany Transfers (L Visa) Issues and Legislation (October 24, 2005)

Waivers Under Section 209(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (AFM Update 05-33) (October 31, 2005)

U.N. Convention Against Torture (CAT): Overview and Application to Interrogation Techniques (November 7, 2005)

Immunities Accorded to Foreign Diplomats Consular Officers and Employees of International Organizations Under U.S. Law (November 8, 2005)

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