This is immigration lawyer Bill offering assistance today.
Generally an asylum application should be applied for within one year of coming to the US but an application can still be made at any time where your return conditions to your homeland would likely subject you to to
Not all asylum applications are granted so your application would need to conform with USCIS guidelines:
" because of persecution or a well-founded fear of persecution on account of race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion. This means that you must establish that race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion was or will be at least one central reason for your persecution or why you fear persecution. (See section 208 of the INA; 8 CFR sections 208 and 1208"
If this applies to you then you file form i-589
This will also allow you to stay in the US until your application is processed.
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