REQUIREMENT 1. You are an asylee.

REQUIREMENT 2. You continue to meet the definition of a refugee, or the spouse or child of a refugee.

REQUIREMENT 3. Your grant of asylum has not been terminated.

REQUIREMENT 4. You have not firmly resettled in any foreign country.

REQUIREMENT 5. You have been physically present in the U.S. for at least one year after you were granted asylum.

REQUIREMENT 6. You are physically present in the U.S.


Is a job offer in the U.S. required? - No.
Is Labor Certification required? - No.
Is Prevailing Wage Determination required? - No.
Is proficiency in English required? - No.
Is a minimum education required? - No.
Is a minimum or maximum age required? - No.
Is an Affidavit of Support required? - No.
Is a proof of funds to start life in the U.S. required? - No.
Can your family members get green cards as derivative beneficiaries? - Yes.

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