Yes, you must reveal your immigration status, and although you probably will be arrested, if your case is not approved, you will be placed under removal proceedings before an Immigration Judge.
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Asylum officers may request information on any part of the case in order to assist them in making a determination. This includes requesting immigration status of the applicant.
If you are seeking professional assistance to expedite your case, determine the status, or prepare a defense, I strongly suggest that you consult with an immigration attorney.
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Yes, the Asylum officers may ask your immigration status and you must be honest. These questions you pose should be discussed in a confidential setting with an experienced immigration lawyer, not over the internet.
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Good luck to you.
Immigration Legal Team
Bogle & Chang, LLC
Phone: (800) 342-1733 ext. 101