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January 9, 2023
ASYLUM IN USA – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW 

👉How Does Asylum Help People Fleeing Persecution?

✅An asylee — or a person granted asylum — is protected from being returned to his or her home country, is authorized to work in the United States, may apply for a Social Security card, may request permission to travel overseas, and can petition to bring family members to the United States. Asylees may also be eligible for certain government programs, such as Medicaid or Refugee Medical Assistance.

☝After one year, an asylee may apply for lawful permanent resident status (i.e., a green card). Once the individual becomes a permanent resident, he or she must wait four years to apply for citizenship.  

Asylum is a form of protection offered to individuals who are unable to return to their home country due to fear of persecution. As a legal concept, asylum provides several rights and benefits to those who are granted it.

An asylee, or a person who has been granted asylum, is protected from being forcibly returned to their home country. They are also authorized to work in the United States, and can apply for a Social Security card. Additionally, asylees may request permission to travel overseas, and can petition to bring family members to the United States.

Asylees may also be eligible for certain government programs, such as Medicaid or Refugee Medical Assistance, which can help provide for their physical and financial well-being. After one year, an asylee may apply for lawful permanent resident status, also known as a green card. Once an individual becomes a permanent resident, they must wait four years before they can apply for citizenship.

Asylum seekers facing persecution can turn to legal representation for guidance and assistance in their applications for asylum, the Shepelsky Law Group is one of the immigration law firm can provide professional assistance.

In summary, asylum is a form of protection that helps people fleeing persecution by providing legal rights and benefits that can improve their safety and well-being. Legal representation can be helpful in navigating the asylum application process, and social media can be a good source of information and updates on the topic.

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