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Asylum for Immigrants in New York City

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In certain circumstances, the United States may grant asylum to individuals who are facing persecution in their home country. If you have been threatened with, or have been the victim of, persecution due to your race, ethnicity, religion, membership in a specific social group, or political affiliations or beliefs, you may qualify for refugee status. Contact a Queens immigration attorney right away, as your application for asylum must be made within one year of your entry into the United States. If you are granted asylum, you will hold your immigration status indefinitely. Work authorization, however, must be renewed annually, and immediate family members may also be eligible but will need to be included in the original petition.

Petitions for asylum involve intensive preparation and paperwork. Many documents and evidence are required, which may be somewhat difficult to obtain. These include personal documents, medical records, police reports and documents proving the persecution. These may include such things as reports from human rights organizations or newspaper articles as well as verification of your membership in the relevant asylum class. The process also involves an interview with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS).

We represent individuals throughout Queens, Brooklyn, The Bronx, Manhattan, Rockland County and Westchester County.

Asylum & Refugee Cases: Immigration Lawyer in NYC

At Musa-Obregon Law PC, we are relentless in advocating for your rights. Our attention to detail and thorough command of the laws involved in such cases allows us to act proficiently on your behalf. We will ensure all the needed paperwork is compiled and lodged as required, as well as prepare you for your interview with the USCIS. As these cases can be very involved, our ability to find creative solutions is of immense help. We consider it a privilege to be able to serve you in this manner.

Contact a New York City immigration lawyer today if you wish to request asylum in the United States.

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