On March 17, 2020, USCIS temporarily suspended in-person services at its field offices, asylum offices, and application support centers (ASC) to help slow the [...]
Coronavirus Update: New York and New Jersey Asylum Offices Cancel Interview Decision Pick-Up Appointments
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the New York Asylum Office and the Newark Asylum Office has, effective March 12 until further notice, cancelled [...]
USCIS Proposes New Rule Eliminating 30-Day Guarantee Processing for Work Authorization for Asylum Applicants
USCIS announced a proposed regulation to change the process for granting or denying an initial application for employment authorization documents (EADs) by reforming the [...]
USCIS has announced today that applicants who have a pending asylum application with USCIS can now check their case status online here. Only asylum [...]
On Friday, Supreme Court rejected the Trump administration’s request to immediately enforce a new policy to deny asylum to those who illegally cross the [...]
On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan overturned a June 11 decision that made domestic violence victims no longer eligible to apply for asylum. [...]
The Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security announced today that a new asylum rule has been put into place. Using Presidential authority [...]
The Department of Justice is currently drafting a sweeping regulation that could overhaul the asylum policy in the United States. To learn more about [...]
The Trump Administration is asking the Supreme Court to allow it to implement a policy of withholding public safety grants from “sanctuary cities” that [...]
On June 11, 2018 Attorney General Jeff Sessions reversed an immigration appeals court ruling that granted asylum to a Salvadoran woman who was sexually, [...]
I filed for asylum with USCIS and now I am moving to a different State—does my case have to be transferred to a different Asylum Office? Will the transfer delay my case?
Asylum applications with the USCIS, meaning asylum applications that are not filed in Immigration Court during removal proceedings, have been facing increased backlogs over [...]
What happens if I get married or divorced after I file an application for asylum but before I have an interview?
If you have filed for asylum with the USCIS, you know that it is taking years to have an interview. There is currently a [...]
How long do I have to wait for an asylum interview? Can I get work authorization while I am waiting for my asylum interview?
Asylum is a humanitarian immigration benefit applied for by individuals who fear severe harm or persecution if they return to their country of origin. [...]
Asylum is a humanitarian immigration benefit intended to protect people from persecution if returned to their country of nationality. For more information on asylum [...]
El sistema de inmigración de los E.E.U.U. provee un número de servicios y protecciones a individuos en necesidad de refugio de desastres naturales o [...]
The U.S. immigration system provides a number of services and protections to individuals in need of refuge from natural and man-made disasters, persecutions, and [...]