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Can I work in the United States after applying for Asylum?

You cannot apply for permission to work or employment authorization in the United States at the same time you apply for asylum. You may apply for employment authorization if: No decision has been made on your application; AND 150 days have passed since you filed your complete asylum application, excluding any delays caused by you …

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Asylum

What is Asylum? Asylum is a form of protection granted to individuals in the United States who have been persecuted or fear they will be persecuted on account of their: Race Religion Nationality Membership in a particular social group Political opinion Asylum – Key Facts You must apply for asylum within one (1) year of …

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