I'm gay and I work in UAE for almost a year now and went in a vacation to my home country Jordan , while i was there i came out to my family , i've been offended and threatened to death as my family is a very conservative islamic family ..i was able to runway and took the first plane to UAE as i have a work visa .. my sister called me the other day and told me that my brothers are trying to come to UAE after me ..my family knows where do i work and live here in UAE and iam very terrified they find me and kill me as UAE is an islamic country as well and cant ask for protection because of my sexuality ..i've been issued a temporary visa to the US and i'm seriously thinking of leaving UAE and claim a sylum in airport ! so whats the best ,fastest and guarented way for that ? Excuse my poor language ..thank u
It would be best if you file after you arrive and meet with an experienced attorney to go over your asylum claim. At this point, I can already see one "red flag" in your asylum claim (nothing that cannot be overcome by a reasonable explanation, but still). The officer will ask you why you returned to your home country for vacation if you were scared for your life? Understanding the asylum law and the many pitfalls that could appear along the way is crucial if you want your case to be successful.
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Once you arrive in the United States, you have one year to file your asylum application. Most people wait until they have cleared customs and then have an opportunity to meet with an experienced asylum attorney to discuss their case before submitting their application to the US government.
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