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A person who flees their home country, enters or seeks entrance into the United States, and begs protection from the USA in order to avoid returning home can claim asylum. You must demonstrate that you are a refugee who is unable or unwilling to return to your country of nationality due to persecution or a well-founded fear of persecution because of your race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion in order to be eligible for asylum as an asylum seeker. This implies that you must demonstrate that your persecution or fear of persecution was motivated primarily by your race, religion, nationality, membership in a certain social group, or political viewpoint.

If you are already in the country, preferably with a valid visa, you may request asylum using the USCIS form I-589. Affirmative Asylum is the name given to this procedure. You can request asylum at a point of entry, such as a border crossing, if you are a seeker of asylum who is currently outside of the United States and does not possess a valid visa for entrance. This method is far more intricate and is known as defensive asylum.

eventually apply for US citizenship. Our law office can assist you in determining whether you are actually eligible to file a petition for asylum.

If you are eligible for asylum, the Johnny Rodriguez Law Firm in San Antonio, Texas, can offer the legal services necessary to file your application and represent you in court.

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