Im going to file for an asylum case, but im wondering if there are specific states where this process could be fast enough because we have no other country to go to and its getting hard living in the US without a job and with a family.
The place of filing is determined by your place of residence.
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Hi hello, the place where you file for asylum is determined based on your place of residence. There are specific regional centers where the case is filed, so it is not filed at one specific state, but rather one of the specified immigration service centers.
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The place of filing is determined by where you reside in the United States.
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While the place of asylum application filing is determined by where you live, the absolute best city in the US in which to file an asylum application is San Francisco, CA. If you lived there you could have filed there.
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You file where you've been living. Asylum petitions are not easy, and not all of them are approved (obviously). I would recommend you hire an attorney or obtain an attorney through a nonprofit organization (if you qualify) if at all possible to assist you with your asylum petition.