Asylum

FORMS

  • I - 589
  • G - 28

Optional

  • I - 765
  • I - 131

DOCUMENTS

  • Personal Statement / Story
  • Birth Certificate
  • IDs
  • Passport
  • Letters from Witnesses
  • Documents from the country of orgin showing persecution. 
  • News Articles
  • Amnesty International Reports
  • US Travel Advisories
  • Third Party Reports on the country of orgin
  • Table of Contents (Road Map)

REQUIREMENTS

 A person that is

  • unable or unwilling to return to his or her country of nationality,
  • persecution or a well-founded fear of
    persecution on account of
    • race,
    • religion,
    • nationality,
      membership in a particular social group, or
    • political opinion, and
  • files within one year of arrival.

(See section 208 of the INA; 8 CFR sections 208 and 1208, et seq.)