- Political Opinion
- Membership in a particular social group (e.g., female victims of domestic violence, sexual orientation, clan members, HIV+ individuals)
There are different levels of proof required within the family of Asylum based claims. For example, there is also Withholding of Removal and Withholding of Removal based on the Convention against Torture. Each will get you varying levels of relief and have differing standards to prove your case. However, in each of these three you must prove past persecution or well-founded fear of future of persecution. There are different filing deadlines and bars to the filing of each. You can learn more by searching our frequently asked questions here and search for asylum. What I hope is clear that It is dangerous to file if you don’t qualify. Asylum claims are complicated. If denied you can be placed in removal proceedings. If your claim is found to be frivolous you can be permanently barred from getting any immigration benefit in the U.S. Don’t take that chance. Before you file call our knowledgeable staff at 888-695-6169 and let us review your situation.