How long could asylum case takes in immigration court?is there any deadline?or how long must of asylum cases in the court takes?
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It greatly depends on the court location and on the schedule of the individual immigration judges. In California: Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco I am seeing time frames from 3 months (San Fransisco) to 2 years (LA).
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Request a court decision update from the clerk of that federal judge. Usually, it is never a great idea to rush any judge contemplating an asylum case. Just saying.
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You would be wise to talk to an attorney.
NOTE: Did you move? If so, make sure that the court clerk has your correct address.
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Call the 1-800 to verify your next hearing date.
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Depends on a lot of factors. Too complicated to discuss. I suggest that you consult with an experienced immigration attorney about your case.