Suffering or harm, including death threats, torture, and threats to your freedom.  To qualify for asylum the fear must be because of one or more of the following:

  1. Race;
  2. Religion;
  3. Nationality;
  4. Political opinion; or
  5. Membership in a particular social group.

Membership in a social group is more of a catch-all and is particularly difficult to define. Before filing for Asylum you should speak to a qualified immigration attorney.  Call 888-695-6169 to speak to our knowledgeable staff.