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Asylum Claims and Work Authorization

Asylum Claims and Work Authorization

Asylum status is a protection granted by the United States government to asylees, foreign nationals either already in the United States or seeking admission at a point of entry or border. To be considered an asylee, an individual must also have been persecuted or have a well-found fear of persecution based on race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion from their country of origin.

Will a Criminal Conviction Make me Inadmissible to the US

There are lots of people here who do not have status but who may have a chance to be admitted to the US either through an adjustment of status of returning to their home country and then processing through a local consulate office. In either situation, it’s important to know whether a past criminal conviction or a pending criminal charge will make you inadmissible to the US.