I had an asylum interview in Arlington asylum office about a month ago. I was told that the decision will be mailed out to me. Initially, I was told to come to the office to pick up though, and was given the option to be mailed out later. I haven't received the mail yet, and was wondering for how long do I have to normally wait to get the decision in my mail.
Right now there is no normal, all applications are delayed. Your interview is done, but there is no expected date for any decision.
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A months ago in Arlington? Well... You will have to be much more patient than that
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In most of our asylum cases the decision does not come in two weeks and clients are told to wait. We have seen cases where it might take from 2 months to a year before the decision is made. In some other cases clients receive a notice for a second interview. Having said that, the good news is that in most, if not all of these delayed adjudication cases of ours, the decision is usually a favorable one. Please be patient.
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Every asylum case is being delayed for the AO internal processing reasons to my knowledge.
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There's no such thing as how long someone "normally waits" for anything with regards to asylum. USCIS will give you your results when they get around to it. My client has been waiting since August 2013 for his interview results. You've been waiting for a month. So you have to wait and be patient.
If they do not grant your asylum you must hire an attorney to represent you in Immigration Court.
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