Learn how to navigate common obstacles in the representation of Afghan asylum-seekers. The advisory covers common types of Afghan asylum cases and bars to asylum.
Read to find out how states and grantees may continue to provide ORR benefits and services to Afghan parolees who have a pending re-parole application, a pending asylum application, or a pending adjustment of status application.
This report covers temporary immigration relief, permanent immigration options, the option of new adjustment of status mechanism, Afghan adjustment of status legislation, Biden administration proposals, and more.
Learn about the purpose of the asylum interview, who is an asylum officer, what is an asylum office, who should come to the interview, interpretation services, and questions that will be asked.
Read about different immigration statuses and the benefits of each.
Read this guide for an overview of the most relevant immigration pathways available to Afghan nationals who left Afghanistan after U.S. troops withdrew from Afghanistan in August 2021.
View the Asylum Process Flowchart to understand the various potential paths an Afghan arrival may take when seeking asylum.
Read Professor Charles Shane Ellison’s Georgetown Immigration Law Journal article on protective procedural safeguards in the persecutor bar analysis and when the persecutor bar should be applied.
Use Form I-589 to apply for asylum in the United States and for withholding of removal (formerly called “withholding of deportation”). Use the Filing Instructions Tool located on this page to learn where to file the form.
View the webinar for an introduction to asylum law from the Children’s Immigration Law Academy (CILA), a legal resource center.