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How a mental health evaluation can change the course of an immigrant’s life

As reported in The Seattle Times 10-11-21

Immigrants know a single document can change the course of their life.

The right visa or passport means new opportunities and, in some cases, the difference between safety and danger.

For some people in immigration proceedings, a psychosocial assessment or evaluation is that key document. In many cases, it can help verify someone’s story in the absence of physical evidence, showing immigration officials why someone is in need of a new home country, whether it’s an undocumented mother from Honduras filing for asylum or a victim of torture fleeing from the Philippines. Read more at The Seattle Times


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