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Asylum Eligibility and Applications Questions and Answers

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: Asylum Interview, Immigration Asylum Laws

Questions and Answers: Asylum Eligibility and Applications Who Is Eligible to Apply for Asylum? You may apply for asylum if you are at a port of entry or in the United States. You may apply for asylum regardless of your immigration status and within one year of your arrival to the United States. You… Read More »

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Pending Asylum Applications and Employment Authorization Document (EAD)

Pending Asylum Applications and Employment Authorization Document (EAD) On June 26, 2020, DHS issued regulations that will take effect on August 25, 2020, that will make it much more difficult for those with pending asylum applications to obtain an Employment Authorization Document (EAD). The new rules will: Increase the waiting time from 150 days… Read More »

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Update on H and J Visas for Medical Professionals

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: Immigration Asylum Laws, J1 Visa, J2

We encourage medical professionals seeking to work in the United States on a work or exchange visitor, particularly those working to treat or mitigate the effects of COVID-19, to reach out to the nearest embassy or consulate to request a visa appointment. For those foreign medical professionals already in the United States: J-1 Alien… Read More »

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