For Syrian who apply for asylum,how long it will take to get approval and what is the shortest period to bring his family?

Asked 4 months ago - Bangor, ME

For Syrian who is in US (B1/B2 Visa) and will apply for asylum,how long it will take to get approval for this person and what is the shortest period(how many months it takes) to bring his family and through which type of application ?. and how much it cost if willing to assign a good lawyer for such case?.

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  1. Alexander Joseph Segal

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    Answered . Potentially, years and there is no shortest way. You should understand that. Asylum cases are backlogged nationwide. Until you become an asylee, you cannot petition for the family.

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  2. Giacomo Jacques Behar


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    Answered . Be it for a Syrian or a Nepalese the waiting period will be the same. Due to unabating demand for asylum in the US interviews are taking nationwide a year or more from date of application receipt to schedule. It often takes another year for CIS to finally issue a decision. The good news is you can file for employment authorization 6 months after the asylum application is received by USCIS.

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  3. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko

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    Answered . There is not determined period for any decision as each case has its unique procedural history and a set of circumstances.

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