The Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project (ASAP) has created and compiled the following resources for individuals seeking asylum in the United States. Our hope is that asylum seekers will use these resources to better understand the process and defend their rights. However, this information is not a substitute for advice from an attorney.Can an asylum seeker get an attorney while in detention?
Access to an attorney while in detention could mean life or death for asylum-seeking families fleeing unspeakable violence…. The Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project (ASAP) is now hiring a Development Associate and an Immigration Staff Attorney! ASAP serves over 2,800… ESPAÑOL ABAJO.What does ASAP stand for in immigration?
ESPAÑOL ABAJO. Over the last quarter, the Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project (ASAP) has shared critical immigration resources with tens of… ESPAÑOL ABAJO. In the summer of 2018, ASAP members chose to devote ASAP’s resources and advocacy efforts to supporting separated… ESPAÑOL ABAJO.How do I apply for asylum affirmatively or defensively?
To apply for asylum affirmatively or defensively, file a Form I-589, Application for Asylum and for Withholding of Removal, within 1 year of your arrival to the United States. Visit our Obtaining Asylum in the United States page for more information on affirmative and defensive filings. There is no fee to apply for asylum.