International Protection and Refugees

Protección internacional
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International Protection and Refugees

We help to obtain the status of refugee or asylum for everyone who needs international protection.

At LEX DIXIT we work with many experts in this area. Our lawyers have considerable experience in the field of refugee and asylum. We accompany our clients through the whole procedure: in the application phase, in the interview, in the appeals and in the final resolution of the application.

WHO IS A REFUGEE?

“A refugee is any person outside their country of origin or usual residence who cannot return for fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, membership of a social group, gender, sexual orientation or political opinions.”

According to Article 1.A.2 of The 1951 Geneva Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees

To whom does Spain provide the opportunity of international protection?

Refugee

That is, persons with a well-founded fear of persecution in their country for reasons of race, religion, nationality, political opinion, membership of a particular social group, gender or sexual orientation.

Refugees are granted the right of asylum

Refugees are granted the right of asylum.

Foreigners

That is, persons who are not refugees but who are unable to return to their country of origin for the following reasons:

– Death sentence or execution.

– Torture, inhuman and degrading treatment.

– Serious threats to life or safety as a result of situations of indiscriminate violence.

These persons will benefit from additional protection.

* It is not possible to apply for the status of refugee or asylum in several countries at the same time.

Refugee

That is, persons with a well-founded fear of persecution in their country for reasons of race, religion, nationality, political opinion, membership of a particular social group, gender or sexual orientation.

Refugees are granted the right of asylum

Refugees are granted the right of asylum.

Foreigners

That is, persons who are not refugees but who are unable to return to their country of origin for the following reasons:

– Death sentence or execution.

– Torture, inhuman and degrading treatment.

– Serious threats to life or safety as a result of situations of indiscriminate violence.

These persons will benefit from additional protection.

* It is not possible to apply for the status of refugee or asylum in several countries at the same time.

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