Every year people come to the United States seeking protection because they have suffered persecution or fear that they will suffer persecution due to race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion.
In order to be eligible for Asylum, the applicant must demonstrate that:
Past persecution or well-founded fear of future persecution
On account of race, religion, nationality, membership to a particular social group, or political opinion
Government is persecutor or unable/unwilling to control
Must prove that persecution is a reasonable possibility
One-year filing deadline after last arrival. Exceptions-changed circumstances or extraordinary circumstances
Asylum permits people to live and work in the U.S., away from the dangers they previously confronted in their home country. However, determining if you are eligible for asylum and then getting accepted can be a challenging and complex process. If you are facing possible deportation or are seeking asylum in the U.S., contact B&R Law Group right away.