Very year people come to the United States seeking protection because they have suffered persecution or fear that they will suffer persecution due to: Membership in a particular social group, Religion, Nationality, Race.
In order to apply for Asylum, it is compulsory that you file an Application for Asylum, within a period of one year after your arrival to the United States. This is free of cost for asylum.
For more information visit here: uscis.gov/casestatus.
How to Obtain Asylum in the United States
There are two ways of obtaining asylum in the United States
- Affirmative Process: The good thing is that you can apply for asylum status regardless of how you arrived in the United States. In order to obtain asylum through the affirmative asylum process, you must be physically present in the United States.
- Defensive Process: In the Defensive process for asylum you must be in removal proceedings in immigration court with the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR). A defensive application for asylum occurs when you request asylum as a defense against removal from the U.S.
Eligibility for Asylum in the US:
Are you eligible for Asylum\Refugee Protection in the U.S.?
In order to understand the meaning of some typical immigration terms like U.S.A visas or green cards you can take help by reading a brief about these terms or you can find a lawyer to handle your particular situation.
Learn about the paths, processes, and problems involved in becoming a permanent U.S. resident.
One of the most common ways immigrants gain permanent residency in the U.S.A is through family members that are either by marriage or some blood relation.
How to become permanent residents of the U.S. (green card holders) through an employer.
Laws and procedures for entering the U.S. on temporary terms for pleasure or business.
To work in the United States, you’ll need to obtain authorization to do so, or a work visa.
One way to move to the US is to apply for Student Visas as students from all over the world come to the United States to study.
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