IJ granted me asylum and i get i-94 and ssn but ice appealed what will happen

Asked over 1 year ago - Houston, TX

IJ granted me asylum and i get i-94 and ssn but ice appealed so what will happen i told to my attorney what is next

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  1. Mark Robert Barr

    Contributor Level 16


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    Answered . If you won asylum in immigration court, and the government appealed, then the asylum grant is not final. I'm surprised you got an I-94 showing asylee status. Did you mean that you won asylum before the IJ, but the government later filed a motionto reopen?

    If it is a government appeal, then you and your attorney will have a chance to write a legal brief challenging the government's reasons for arguing that the IJ decision should be reversed. But she is the one that should be telling you all this. Please, go ask your attorney these questions--that is what she is there for.

    Best of luck.

  2. Irene Vaisman


    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . I agree, The grant is not final and it would be very wise to respond to whatever brief/motion the government has filed. Do not leave it be.

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  3. J Charles Ferrari

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . It depends on whether the government is successful or not.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more

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