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Law Offices of Hugo Pina
Experienced Immigration And Criminal Defense Lawyers Serving South Texas
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April 2018 Archives

Asylum facts you may need to know

One of the first things you should know about asylum is that not every person seeking it is eligible. The purpose of asylum is to protect those who are fleeing imminent danger or persecution in their countries of origin. You can request asylum at a border or entry location when you come to the United States. From there, you will take the next steps to obtain a legitimate immigration status as a refugee.