ÿþ< ong>U.S. Government Travel Warnings and Alerts</strong></a></li> <li class="page_item page-item-45"> <a href="dos_sheets.html"><strong>U.S. Government Consular Information Sheets</strong></a></li> <li class="page_item page-item-45"> <a href="crs_country.html"><strong>Congressional Research Service Reports (CRS)</strong></a></li> </ul></div> </td> <td width="1%">  </td> </tr></td></table> <br> <p> <center><h1>Components of a Successful Claim</h1></center> <ol type="1"> <li><b>Meritorious (Valid) Claim:</b> Neither you as an applicant, your attorney, nor <b>PARDS</b> <br> can provide you with a meritorious claim. Your government and/or a segment of<br> society within your country which your government cannot or chooses not to protect you from,<br> gives you a meritorious claim (well-reasoned fear of persecution based on political opinion,<br> religion, race, nationality, or membership in a targeted social group). </li> <p><li><b>*Well-Reasoned, Written Claim; PARDS</b> Interview: In-person<br> (in Princeton or a mutually convenient location), by telephone, or both.</li> <p><li><b>*Authenticated Claim;</b><p> <ol type="a"> <li><b>PARDS</b> Documentation, and/or</li> <li>Country-Specific Expert Search.<br> Experts can provide affidavits and testimony (telephonic or in-person) <br> at the merits hearing. </li></ol> </li><p> <li><b>*Honest, Ethical, Experienced Immigration Attorney Specializing in <br> Political Asylum, Deportation, and Convention Against Torture (CAT) Claims; <br> PARDS</b> can refer you to several attorneys.</li> <p><li><b>Filing and Processing Jurisdiction</b> (While you cannot select the asylum officer <br> or immigration judge to whom your case is referred, you can select the pool of INS officials <br>who will process your claim on the basis of which immigration jurisdiction you reside in<br>and file your application through. 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We can provide you with a list of immigration judges assigned<br> in each jurisdiction and advise of their grant rate).</li> <p><li><b>Intellectually Honest Asylum Officer;</b></li> <p><li><b>Intellectually Honest Immigration Judge.</li></ol> <p><br>  * PARDS</b> can provide.<br><br> <center><a href="http://pards.org/success_ru.html">Russian (=0 @CAA:><)</a><font face="arial" color="#003366">  |  </font><a href="http://pards.org"><i>PARDS</i> Main Page</a></center> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="100%"><tr><td> <hr color="#003366" size="1"> </td></tr></table> <table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="2"> <tbody><tr bgcolor="#ffffff" nowrap align=left> <td width="10%" align="right"><center><a href="http://www.pards.org"><img alt="Political Asylum Research and Documentation Service (PARDS)" href="http://www.pards.org" src="pardslogo.jpg" border="0"></a></center> <p></p></td> <td width="2%"></td> <td width="31%"> <font face="arial" color="#003366" size="4"><b>Political Asylum Research<br>& Documentation Service<i> (PARDS)</i> LLC</b></font><p><font size="-1"> <u>Mailing Address</u></font><br> <font face="arial" color="#003366" size="4"><b>P.O. 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