If you are considering applying for asylum in the United States, it's important to understand the process and requirements. Asylum is a form of protection granted to individuals who have suffered persecution or have a well-founded fear of persecution in their home country based on their race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion.
Here are the key steps in the asylum application process:
1. Filing the Asylum Application
- We can assist you prepare all the required form application for Asylum.
- Complete the form accurately, providing detailed information about your background, the persecution you have faced, and the reasons you are seeking asylum.
- Include any supporting documents, such as affidavits, country condition reports, or other evidence that can strengthen your case.
2. Biometrics Appointment:
- After submitting your application, you will be scheduled for a biometrics appointment. This involves providing fingerprints and other biographical information.
3. Asylum Interview:
- USCIS will schedule an interview to discuss your asylum claim. During the interview, you'll have the opportunity to present your case and provide additional information.
- It's crucial to be well-prepared for the interview and to clearly articulate the reasons for seeking asylum.
4. Decision on Asylum Application:
- USCIS will make a decision on your asylum application. If granted, you will be eligible for asylum status, allowing you to remain in the United States.
- If your application is denied, you may be referred to immigration court and placed in removal proceedings.
5. Work Authorization:
- Asylum applicants may be eligible to apply for work authorization while their asylum application is pending. This allows them to work legally in the United States.
6. Derivative Asylum Status:
- Certain qualifying family members (spouse and unmarried children under 21) may be included in the principal applicant's asylum application and may be eligible for derivative asylum status.
Contact us, and we will handle the complex asylum application process, enabling you to focus on your professional growth in the United States.