You can now apply for asylum in the US online

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on Nov. 9 that certain applicants can now file Form I-589, Application for Asylum and Withholding Deportation online. USCIS continues to accept the paper version of this form by mail. “The possibility of applying for asylum…

The United States declared its readiness to accept refugees from Russia against the backdrop of war and mobilization

Tens of thousands of Russian men of military age have fled the country to avoid Putin's mobilization for the war in Ukraine. The White House said it "welcomes" Russians seeking asylum in the US, FoxNews reports. White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said the US "welcomes" any Russian...

Illegal business on refugees: how the Mexican police, 'helpers' and cartels make money on those who want to get to the USA

As ForumDaily already reported, the number of Russian-speaking immigrants applying for political asylum in the United States has increased dramatically in the past year. Since it is almost impossible to obtain an American visa in Russia, the vast majority of such refugees try to enter the United States through the southern border, applying for ...

How I Sponsored a Refugee in the USA: Documents, Obligations and Risks

The number of political refugees in the United States from Russia and other post-Soviet countries has increased dramatically over the past couple of years. There are no exact figures for this period yet, but it is known that 1,5 thousand Russian activists and journalists alone were forced to leave the country for ...

Refugee problems on the southern border of the United States: an immigration lawyer explained how to solve them

There were a huge number of asylum seekers on the southern border of the United States in 2021, many of them Russian speakers. This influx, as well as staff shortages and restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, have created a number of challenges for would-be refugees. ForumDaily asked immigration lawyer Ekaterina Muratova ...

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