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Seeking Asylum in the United States? Increase Your Chance of Success with Williams Legal On Your Side.

Asylum Lawyer in DeLand

Seeking Protection in the U.S.?

If you are currently in the U.S. and fear persecution in your native country, you may be eligible for asylum. Eligibility requirements include:

  • You must be physically present in the U.S. or a port of entry.

  • You must have experienced persecution or have a legitimate fear of persecution in your home country. The persecution must be based on race, religion, nationality, political opinion or membership in a particular social group.

  • You must not be a danger to society.

  • You have to file within a year of coming to the U.S.

Persecution can take many forms and often involves threats, torture, unfounded imprisonment, and denial of basic human rights.

Benefits for Asylum Seekers in the USA

If you are granted asylum, you will be authorized to:

  • Work in the United States
  • Apply for a Social Security card
  • Request derivative asylum status for your spouse and children
  • Apply for a green card (after one year)

What is Derivative Asylum Status?

If you have entered the United States and received asylee status, you can offer certain family members, derivative asylum status. Derivative asylum status is reserved for spouses or your children that are under the age of 21. For a family member to receive derivative asylum status, an application must be filed with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

If you face persecution in your native country and are seeking asylum in the U.S., the immigration attorneys at Williams Legal is here for you. We represent asylum seekers from all over the world, including Syria, Egypt and throughout the Middle East.

If you are seeking asylum in florida., DeLand asylum attorney Williams is here to stand up for your rights and guide you through the legal process. He is a strong advocate for victims of persecution from throughout the world who are seeking safety in the United States.

Contact Williams Legal online or call (386) 277-1166 today. Start seeking the protection you need with an experienced asylum lawyer in DeLand, FL.

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