LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Thomas Esparza Jr. | Feb 1, 2018

Affirmative Asylum Interview Scheduling | USCIS publishes new rules 1/31/2018

Starting January 29, 2018, the Asylum Division will give priority to the most recently filed affirmative asylum applications when scheduling asylum interviews.

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Go to the USCIS Service and Office Locator page for contact information. For asylum applicants who live far from an asylum office or an asylum sub-office, asylum offices schedule asylum interviews at USCIS field offices (“circuit ride” locations) as resources permit. Please contact the asylum office with jurisdiction over your case for more detailed information. Last Reviewed/Updated: 01/26/2018

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