Citizenship and Immigration Services suggests making sure you meet the requirements to apply for asylum and avoid being deported.
The political order known as Title 42 expired this May 11., in which the Office of Customs and Border Protection barred entry to people who potentially represented a health risk. The measure began in 2020 at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic and under Donald Trump’s mandate to stop the spread of the virus.
This policy was supported by the health situation due to the Covid virus which was affecting the world. Border officials could immediately evacuate migrants who entered through land crossings of Canada and Mexico, but when health conditions returned to normal, Title 42 was widely criticized.
The then-assistant secretary for border and immigration policy, David Shaholian, said entry points were seeing record arrivals of migrants, “causing border facilities to be filled well beyond their normal operating capacity.” the problem with the asylum was inside People who came to the United States claiming to be fleeing persecution was unable to present their case And he was thrown out before he even got a chance.
The Joe Biden administration moved forward on immigration policy but did so only through May. From now on title 8 back to work, which, among other things, allows asylum-seeking immigrants to pursue their cases through the immigration court system. Administration Announces construction of regional processing centers in Latin America which will happen in Colombia and Guatemala so that immigrants can apply for entry and there is no collapse at border entry points.
How to apply for asylum in the United States?
you can apply for asylum People who are victims or believe they may be victims of harassment Because of their race, religion, nationality, affiliation with a social group, or political ideology, in their countries of origin. If you are granted asylum, it gives you protection and the right to stay in the country, otherwise, you would be deported.
note that To apply, you must be in the United States or at one of the points of entry, Similarly, you should follow the reasons for requesting it and follow the steps of the process. To start, If you are eligible for asylum, you must submit:
- Form I-589
- asylum application
- request to stop deletionTo to avoid being deported from the country.
in your application for asylum or protection This may include your spouse and children who are physically present in the United States. as dependents. Depending on the migrant status in which you applied for asylum, you will have affirmative asylum application persons not facing removal proceedings, or asylum protection which are for those who have active removal procedures.
The following steps differ depending on your immigration status for affirmative asylum applications:
- Fingerprinting and judicial background checks.
- Notification to the applicant for an asylum interview.
- The individual must be present at the interview with their spouse or child, if applicable. If you do not speak English, you will need to bring an interpreter.
- The Asylum Officer will determine your eligibility and the Supervisory Asylum Officer will review the decision.
- Shortly after the interview, the individual must return to the Asylum Office to have a decision on their application made.