Asylum or refugee status

If you have been physically present in the United States for at least one year after your asylum application has been approved or since you were admitted as a refugee, you may apply for LPR status. If you are a refugee it is mandatory that you apply promptly for adjustment of status. Adjustment of status if not mandatory for asylees, but it provides them increased rights and security.


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