Can L1 apply for Asylum as well as another employer file H1B at the same time?

Asked over 1 year ago - Sacramento, CA

1. Can person legally stay and work here at US as soon as he file the Asylum?
2. If Asylum denied and H1B is filing the same time, will the H1B also deny ?

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . The answer to both of your questions is no.

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  2. Christian Schmidt

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    Answered . 1. No
    2. No

  3. Thomas Esparza Jr.

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    Answered . you have to be in status when you file and also when you are denied your asylum. also you have to be in status when you file for the H1 or you will have to leave the usa to get an h1 stamp in the passport.

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