What kind of asylum I can apply to in the US?

Asked over 1 year ago - Cleveland, OH

hi
I am Syrian,what kind of asylum can I apply to in the US but political asylum?
is there humanitarian asylum?is the green card only for political asylum?

best;

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  1. Robert Louis Brown

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    Answered . If you do not have an asylum claim you may consider the possibility of temporary protected status for Syrians.

  2. F. J. Capriotti III

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    Answered . There is no humanitarian 'asylum' ... only TPS.

    PROFESSOR OF IMMIGRATION LAW for over 10 years -- This blog posting is offered for informational purposes only. It... more
  3. Myron Russell Morales

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    Answered . An asylum application must prove past persecution and likelihood of future persecution on an enumerated ground, such as political opinion, religion, membership in a social group, etc.

    This answer is not to be construed as legal advice. For a free telephone consultation, contact us now at:... more
  4. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . Asylum comes in only one flavor.

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

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    Answered . There are a few different grounds for asylum but your better option is TPS.

    Alexus P. Sham alexuspshamesq@gmail.com (917) 498-9009. The above information is only general in nature and does... more

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