Asylum, Refugee, and Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ)

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Asylum for Gender Identity Persecution

When you fear you may be harmed due to your gender.

Information for Fee Waiver

Ask for a Fee Waiver if you can't afford filing fees

Green Card for a Refugee

If you were admitted as a refugee, you are required by law to apply for a Green Card (permanent residence) in the United States 1 year after being admitted as a refugee.

Green Card for an Asylee

You are not required to apply for a green card; however, it may be in your best interest to do so.

What to Do If You Are In Expedited Removal or Restatement of Removal

If you have recently come to the United States without permission and are afraid to return to your home country, you may be in the "credible fear" process.

How to Apply for Asylum and Withholding of Removal

This guide will give you the basics about these laws and explain how your might be able to use these laws to stop your deportation. We"ll also talk about how to apply and what kind of evidence you need for a strong case.

A Refugees Guide by USCIS

A refugee is someone of special humanitarian concern and who demonstrates that they were persecuted or fear persecution due to race, religion, nationality, or political opinion.

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJ)

The purpose of the SIJ program is to help foreign children in the United States who have been abused, abandoned, or neglected.

Temporary Protected Status

USCIS may grant TPS to eligible nationals of certain countries who are already in the United States due temporary conditions such as: ongoing armed conflict (such as civil war), an environmental disaster (such as earthquake or hurricane), or an epidemic.

Appeals and Motions: Questions and Answers

You may file an appeal on some unfavorable decisions to the USCIS Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) or the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA).

An Immigration Filing Fee Waiver

Recognizing that some applicants cannot pay the filing fees, USCIS established a fee waiver process for certain forms and benefit types.

Find Legal Assistance with Your Immigration Case Near You

This interactive map and search engine that will help you find legal assistance near you.

Work Authorization and Verification for Refugees and Aslyee

To legally hire any employee in the United States, an employer must be able to verify that the applicant is eligible to work in the United States. You must prove that you are eligible to work. Employers are required to complete a Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to record verification that you showed the employer documents that prove you are authorized to work in the United States.

Green Card for a Refugee

If you were admitted as a refugee, you are required by law to apply for a Green Card (permanent residence) in the United States 1 year after being admitted as a refugee.

An Immigration Filing Fee Waiver

Recognizing that some applicants cannot pay the filing fees, USCIS established a fee waiver process for certain forms and benefit types.

Appeals and Motions: Questions and Answers

You may file an appeal on some unfavorable decisions to the USCIS Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) or the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA).

Asylum for Gender Identity Persecution

When you fear you may be harmed due to your gender.

Check Your Case Status Service Online

Use your application receipt number to check your case status online.

Find Legal Assistance with Your Immigration Case Near You

This interactive map and search engine that will help you find legal assistance near you.

Green Card for an Asylee

You are not required to apply for a green card; however, it may be in your best interest to do so.

What to Do If You Are In Expedited Removal or Restatement of Removal

If you have recently come to the United States without permission and are afraid to return to your home country, you may be in the "credible fear" process.

How to Apply for Asylum and Withholding of Removal

This guide will give you the basics about these laws and explain how your might be able to use these laws to stop your deportation. We"ll also talk about how to apply and what kind of evidence you need for a strong case.

Information for Fee Waiver

Ask for a Fee Waiver if you can't afford filing fees

A Refugees Guide by USCIS

A refugee is someone of special humanitarian concern and who demonstrates that they were persecuted or fear persecution due to race, religion, nationality, or political opinion.

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJ)

The purpose of the SIJ program is to help foreign children in the United States who have been abused, abandoned, or neglected.

Temporary Protected Status

USCIS may grant TPS to eligible nationals of certain countries who are already in the United States due temporary conditions such as: ongoing armed conflict (such as civil war), an environmental disaster (such as earthquake or hurricane), or an epidemic.

Tips for Filing Forms with USCIS

Form fees, eligibility requirements, fee waiver eligibility, required documents, and mailing addresses vary depending on the form you are filing and why you are filing.

Victims of Human Trafficking: T Nonimmigrant Status

The T Nonimmigrant Status (T visa) is a set aside for those who are or have been victims of human trafficking, protects victims of human trafficking and allows victims to remain in the United States to assist in an investigation or prosecution of human trafficking.

Work Authorization and Verification for Refugees and Aslyee

To legally hire any employee in the United States, an employer must be able to verify that the applicant is eligible to work in the United States. You must prove that you are eligible to work. Employers are required to complete a Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to record verification that you showed the employer documents that prove you are authorized to work in the United States.

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