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Types of Asylum

Appeals
Appeals

If the IJ denies your asylum case, you can appeal to an independent body in Falls Church, Virginia known as the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA). You need to file this appeal by mail within 30 calendars days of the IJ’s oral decision.

source: nolo.com
Complementary Forms of Protection
Complementary Forms of Protection

After 24 March 2012, a person’s claim for protection under ‘complementary protection’ was considered at the same time as a refugee claim. During 2013-2015, the Australian Government proposed a number of changes that would have abolished, or significantly changed, this system of complementary protection.

Convention Refugee Status
Convention Refugee Status

The Convention also defines a refugee’s obligations to host governments and certain categories or people, such as war criminals, who do not qualify for refugee status. The Convention was limited to protecting mainly European refugees in the aftermath of World War II, but another document, the 1967 Protocol, expanded the scope of the Convention as the problem of displacement spread around the world.

Deportation
Deportation

If you are facing removal (formerly known as deportation) proceedings -- meaning that the immigration authorites are trying to expel you from the United States -- but you fear returning to your home country, one option may be for you to apply for asylum as well as withholding of removal.

source: alllaw.com
Group Determination
Group Determination

More than 100 caravan migrants seeking asylum were allowed ... to have that determination reviewed by an ... in a particular social group.

source: npr.org
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Individual Assessment
Individual Assessment

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the implications for the Government’s policy on asylum of the report by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief, entitled Asylum report: inadequate assessment of religion-based claims, published in June 2016.

image: unhcr.org
Right to Remain Temporarily
Right to Remain Temporarily

A guide to understanding the asylum and immigration system in the UK, and taking action for the right to remain. Online The book Legal updates A guide to understanding the asylum and immigration system in the UK, and taking action for the right to remain.

image: irr.org.uk
Statistics of Asylum Decisions
Statistics of Asylum Decisions

Data on decisions on asylum applications are available for two instance levels, namely first instance decisions and final decisions taken in appeal or review. The 28 Member States of the EU granted protection status to 538 000 asylum seekers in 2017, down by almost 25% from 2016.

source: ec.europa.eu
image: ec.europa.eu
USCIS Receipt Numbers Start With Three Letters
USCIS Receipt Numbers Start With Three Letters

Asylum office receipt numbers. You will not be able to check USCIS case status of an asylum case online. Receipt numbers in asylum cases also start with three letters. However, those receipt numbers will not be recognized by the USCIS case status check tool on the USCIS website.