1. A

    2 weeks since decision mailed, looking into a attorney

    Hello! My dad applied for asylum for religious and political reasons(Huston. Texas office). And the status has been "decision mailed" for about 2 weeks. Does it normally take this long? And his clock is still running, after how many days can he apply for a work permit? And in case of denial, we...
  2. M

    How to begin applying for green card 1 year after asylum approval?

    I understand that an I-485 is needed. Just wondering if the entire process of submitting I-485 for an asylum-based green card is any different from employment-based. If, for example, my asylum was approved on 8/1/2020, then when is the earliest date I can mail out my I-485? Any tutorial on that...
  3. A

    Asylum Decision

    Hello Everyone, I'm new to this forum and found it to be very helpful. My interview date with the Newark, NJ Asylum Office, Manhattan Branch was on 3/29/2021, after waiting for an interview for more than 5 years. What is the current processing time for a decision? Thanks
  4. M

    2015-2017 ASYLUM SEEKERS who are still waiting for interview

    for people who applied asylum during 2015 - 2017 and still did not get interview. what should we do? The last come first out policy is really unfair for us, we won't get interview forever based on the efficiency of the USCIS, and it should change back to first come first out, why we need to...
  5. M

    Asylum decision pending for more than 1 year!

    Hi everyone. We were interviewed in USCIS in Atlanta November 2019 and we haven't received our decision yet. Our case is in Arlington Asylum office. I have sent multiple inquires and every time they said it's being reviewed. I wanted to know if anyone is experiencing a similar situation? how...
  6. K

    Interview scheduled Tustin CA

    Hello, I have filled in March 2020 Still no interview I would like to ask does anyone got already an interview or got interview scheduled without reschedule Please write your processing date Thank you in advance
  7. Asylum2015

    Changing Asylum Status ! What Does That Mean !!

    Hi ! I have noticed that my case status has been changed with no prior notification from: "Decision Pending" to "Application pending" !! What is the reason behind that? Does that mean that my application has been DENIED ! Or, It means my application has been APPROVED ! Or, It does NOT mean...
  8. M

    pending asylum waiting time

    I submitted my case in 2015 and waiting for the interview for 5 years, I think I cannot get the interview for another five years based on the first come first out policy, what should I do
  9. L

    How many pages of asylum case do you have?

    Hello friends, I have a feeling that USCIS prefers to schedule interviews first for people who have less pages to read, less evidence, less information. Mine is 155 pages total. What about you?
  10. S

    Affirmative asylum seeker received a final denial of his claim/case - what options he/she has after (June) changes?

    Hi everyone, if you can provide proper answer will be really helpful, thanks. Question 1. If Affirmative asylum seeker received a final denial of his claim/case from asylum officer after the interview, will Affirmative asylum case automatically be “referred” to the Immigration Court? 2. Can...
  11. R

    Will the new upcoming rule affect my pending application?

    Hello, I applied for my aslum earlier this year and i received my acknowledgement letter on april 27. I was wondering if the new upcoming rules next month would affect my already pending application? Will I be able to apply for EAD 150 days from the acknowledgement date or will i have to wait...
  12. T

    Pending Asylum and DV Lottery 2021

    Hi, I’ve been reading so many posts people inquiring whether it is possible to get a green card through DV lottery while having a pending Asylum case. But I have not found a single successful story of one whether successfully processing AOS on pending asylum which seems not possible or...
  13. 7

    Asylee N-400 Interview Experiences 2020 Tracker

    I created N400 2019-2020 Asylee Tracker to help future asylees who will go through the n400 process. One of the moderators, in their wisdom, decided to move that thread to 'DV Lottery Visas'...I don't know why as DV Lottery has nothing to do with asylum. So, I will updating my n400 adventures...
  14. chris2525

    Asylum Lawyer in Iowa/ Nebraska

    Hi, This forum has helped me to prepare me on how to digest the decision from the Asylum office. I just received a NTA from my case and I am looking for suggestions for lawyers in the midwest region (Iowa & Nebraska). Appreciate it....
  15. Nalvarez1995

    Asylum Granted

    Good morning. I work in a immigration law office we have never had an affirmative asylum case granted, they are always referred to court and after a good defense they have been approved. I would like to know if people who have had approved affirmative asylums can send me samples or examples...
  16. Kamado Tanjiro

    When should I inquire with my congressman?

    Hi guys, so, my case has been pending for a decision since October 2018 (one year and two months ago). I know there's a lot of people that are still waiting after 2 or 5 years or even more, and also people that haven't even had an interview yet. So, my question is when or after how long is...
  17. Kamado Tanjiro

    Waiting for decision Arlington, VA

    Hi guys, I been reading this forum since a long time ago, and I just decided to start posting. My interview was on October 2018 on a field office of the Arlington Jurisdiction. It's been more than a year now since my asylum interview. I went 2 months ago to ask about my case, using the case...
  18. D

    First Immigration Judge Hearing

    Hello, My first immigration judge hearing is tomorrow after my interview so I'm assuming its the MCH as seen on other threads. Would it be okay if I go without an attorney because I did not find one on time as I only had a month's worth or less of notice of this hearing. Usually what will the...
  19. M

    Filed affirmative asylum without return receipt postcard

    Hello I don’t know if any one filed for asylum without a return receipt request post card . I filed last month via certified mail and it was delivered and signed for at the Texas service center .I have proof of mailing and delivery .However ,I haven’t received any receipt of acknowledgment from...
  20. Islandgirl0846

    Asylum case got referred to court. How long does an average count proceeding takes?

    So, I retuned for my decision today! The officer wrote that I have established reasons to why can get asylum, but I was not able to eatables the connection between why I didn’t apply within the one year! My court date in in less than a month. I can apply for EAD at the end of November but my...