Asked 10 months ago - New York, NY

I heard from friends that IF I HAVE ASYLUM STATUS AND i haven't receive green card yet.....If i get some benefits like: food stamps, and cash and medicaid ...these benefits ruined my chance to receive my green card based on my asylum case??? IS that true??

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  1. Daniel Patrick Hanlon


    Contributor Level 20


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . Yes, asylees are entitled to certain benefits. Please visit for more information.

  2. Mikel Edward Lupisella

    Contributor Level 14


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    Answered . I would repost this question in Immigration Law. This is not a social security question.

  3. D K Kevin Dugan

    Contributor Level 16

    Answered . It depends on nature of our asylum and type of benefits you seek. Contact an immigration attorney.

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