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The Asylum Process

People that seek asylum in the United States, legally known as asylees, are trying to immigrate to the United States to escape persecution in their home country. As with all other aspects of immigration to the U.S., asylum and refugee claims involve a complicated set of rules, requirements, and procedures. Although hiring an attorney may be the best way to get asylum in the U.S., information in this section includes a list of the steps involved in the asylum/refugee claim process; explanations of the hearings where an applicant's case is reviewed; tips on how to seek resettlement and obtain a green card as a refugee or asylee; and more.
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