Miller Mayer immigration attorney Steve Yale-Loehr was quoted by the Albany Times-Union in “Asylum-Seekers Face Barriers in Legal Process in New York.” Steve noted that “not everyone who applies for asylum will get it. All of immigration law is decided on a case-by-case basis and so you cannot make generalizations.” He added that having a good attorney can help, but that for many recent arrivals, securing affordable legal representation will be difficult, with legal service providers in New York already saying they have reached their limits. More generally, he noted that there have not been significant reforms to the U.S. immigration system since the 1990s. “The world has changed, but our immigration system has not. So the whole system is clogged and that poses problems.” Steve said that the shortage of immigration lawyers across New York, especially those who do pro bono work, is a challenge, and legal representation is not guaranteed. Read the article here.