Frequently Asked Questions About Asylum

I received this document from the government. What does it mean?

You can find examples of asylum-related documents that you may receive and what they mean here. 

Does my asylum case qualify for expedited processing?

If you are an Afghan and you are filing Form I-589 with US Citizenship and Immigration Services, you might be eligible for expedited processing of your asylum application.  

To learn more about whether you are eligible, and how to request expedited processing, click on the "Asylum" tab on this USCIS web page

Where will my asylum interview be?

The location of your asylum interview depends on where you live. If you are an Afghan applying for asylum and request expedited processing and qualify for that expedited processing, your interview will take place at the USCIS office identified on this USCIS web page.

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