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Political Asylum

Asylum is a form of protection offered to people who fear persecution in their home country and are in the United States or an entry port.

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How to Apply for Asylum in the US

by attorney Carl Michael Shusterman

Learn how the United States defines asylum, as well as what steps you need to go through before you can become an asylee.

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Tips for Preparing for Your Asylum Interview

by attorney Andre R. Olivie

This guide will give you some tips on preparing for your asylum interview, and also explains what you'll need to do when you're actually in front of the...

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Guide to Asylum and Refugee Status

by attorney Hasan Abdullah

This six-step guide explains asylum and refugee status. See answers to common questions, such as how to qualify, what a "well-founded" fear is, and where you...

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