Successful representation of several individuals, applying for political asylum

2017 - 09 - 02

COBALT immigration team successfully represented several citizens of Russian Federation with regards to their application for political asylum in Latvia. Our experts provided full legal assistance, drafting of all necessarily documentation and representing clients before the competent authorities, including:

  • representation of clients before Interpol as a result of which the clients and their vehicles were removed from Interpol’s data bases of wanted persons and stolen motor vehicles;
  • representation of clients before the Office of Prosecutor General in relation to extradition matters.

As an example, the latest case involved a Russian citizen who was persecuted in Russia amidst of a battle for redistribution influence in strategically important areas of economy. A criminal case was initiated against the client in Russia and an international arrest warrant was issued on him via Interpol. COBALT immigration team ensured that the client acquires the status of a refugee in Latvia and his removal from Interpol’s data base of wanted persons.

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