The Asylum Process
This is a basic overview of the asylum process. We also have a video below. Please don't hesitate to contact us for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org / 917-517-6781
How to Apply for Asylum
We recommend consulting a lawyer with a good reputation. Unfortunately there are a lot of fraudulent immigration services providers in the city, so you should really make a good research.
While you search for a lawyer, you can come to RIF for a legal consultation. Click here to find out about our next legal consultations.
To view the asylum application and instructions please visit https://www.uscis.gov/i-589
You will need your I-94 number for this application. It was given to you when you entered the United States, but you can find it by going to this link: https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov/
All residents of New York must send their applications to:
Vermont Service Center
75 Lower Welden Street
St Albans City, VT 05479
ASYLUM INTERVIEW Locations
In most cases, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island residents will be called for interviews at this location: 1065 Stewart Avenue, Suite 200, Bethpage, New York
Bronx and Manhattan residents will interview at: 1200 Wall Street West, Fourth Floor Lyndhurst, New Jersey