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How are Russians who oppose/distrust their government supposed to live abroad? [closed]

In the last six weeks since Russia's unprovoked and illegal attack against Ukraine, a lot of young Russians have left the country in protest against their government. However, paradoxically, Western ...
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Asylum for spouse of American citizen

I am an American citizen and I have been living in Ukraine for a large portion of my life. I am married to a Ukrainian citizen and due to the war here I am evaluating what I can do . What I want to ...
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Can B1B2 Visitor Visa Holder marry a person who has been waiting for her asylum interview in USA but alreday got her work permit and SSN

Hi Guys I am Permanent Resident of Canada ( Indian Passport Holder) living in British Columbia. My Girlfriend has been waiting for her asylum interview in USA but she already got her work permit and ...
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Can you make an “expedite request” with EOIR in asylum proceedings?

In asylum proceedings, the USCIS lays out generally the rules of expedite requests before its jurisdiction, that of the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) and the Board of Immigration Appeals (BOIA) ...
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Refugee status for a South African citizen

I have a friend desperate to leave South Africa due to the ongoing looting and violence happening there in the last few days. Life is going to be very difficult with food shortages and all kind of ...
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Residence Permit As EU Family Member After Asylum Rejected

I was denied asylum in Sweden, and I was given four years of entry ban. Now can I apply for a residence permit as a family member of an EU citizen or the asylum rejection will prohibit me from doing ...
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Seeking asylum as a Pakistani citizen

So. The situation here is a little complicated but I would really appreciate it if someone gave me some advice on what to do. I know a lot of people read the words 'Pakistani citizen seeking asylum' ...
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If both are possible, is seeking permanent residency better than asylum?

I'm new and I'm sorry if this question doesn't belong to this stackexchange. I happen to be born in a country that is not safe for me personally. And I'm considering moving to Europe. I still didn't ...
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Change Green Card Category

A family (Dad, Mom, Child) came to the US as asylees, and they were able to obtain greencards under categories AS6(Approved primary asylee), AS7(Spouse of asylee), and AS8(Child of asylee) after ...
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How to Stay in Germany

I am Ghanaian; I have a South Africa resident permit and am married to a South African with two children. My wife and I came to Europe for holidays with a visitors visa and we visited my sister who ...
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How do me and my dad cope with my mom doing a disappearing act and stating she isn't coming back? [closed]

My mom has recently become an illegal immigrant in England; she's admitted it as such via her Instagram. She just upped and left, with no real warning; my dad is devastated. I'm 25/F and an only ...
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Pakistani asylum seekers in Europe

If someone pakistan citizens have life sentence or life penalty in his home country mean pakistan because he is did murder of one person then he can apply for asylum in europe and how many chance for ...
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Refugee in USA, needs to travel to his country of origin

A friend of mine obtained political asylum here in the USA about a year ago. Now due to family circumstances (death in the family) he wishes to visit his native country X, from which he's a refugee. ...
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Can someone originally granted asylum visit the home country after being granted Swedish citizenship?

I've been granted asylum in Sweden. I know that I shouldn't travel back to my home country while using a resident permit/asylum in Sweden. If I am granted Swedish citizenship, can I visit my home ...
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Have any US citizens ever received refuge or political asylum in the Republic of Ireland?

From my online research I have not found any precedents, but the decent character of the Irish nation leads me to think that they would be very responsible and accommodating.
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I won the dv lottery but will my past uk removal affect my application?

I'm a USA diversity visa (dv) lottery winner. I have some past mistakes. I overstayed in UK for more than 2 years after my case was refused by the home office. They found me and had me removed from ...
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Titre de sejour

I am a Nigerian citizen and I came to France illegally. I was refused asylum. For five years now I have being renewing my one year card. I want to get the ten years card. The law said if you have ...
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How to request refugee status/asylum in Qatar due to a threat in home country?

Due to threats in my home country, I ran away from my country. I went to Qatar on a tourist visa. But I need long-term shelter. I worked in politics in my home country. Can someone help me on writing ...
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Want to apply for asylum but I have 2 year ban [closed]

I left my home country St Lucia and came in Britain in 2007 at the age of 8 with my dad and my sister. To my knowledge now, they overstayed but then applied for the right to remain. We went to a ...
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Does IOM provide accomodation for asylum seekers in Cuba? [closed]

A friend of mine needs to get out of the country and is going to Cuba. His destination is Canada to receive asylum. He is going to run his case in IOM in Cuba. All he is worried about is how long will ...
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can i apply as Asylum seeker in a country that is different from the country that i have got the residence permit from? [duplicate]

More detailed version of the question I am from Syria :(. I traveled to a Schengen country legally (to Spain) as a student, after one month that country, gave me a temporary residence permit (long ...
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Getting asylum due to health reasons?

Let me introduce myself. I'm a Russian citizen, but don't live there last years due to health reasons (I've got chronic bronchitis and asthma, and some unidentified immune problems). That's why I ...
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Malaysian seeking asylum in US, can't get B1/B2 or C1 visa. Thinking of crossing to San Diego from Tijuana

Is that a good idea? That seems like my only option left. I can't get a visa to transit/arrive in the US, which is probably the point of visas precisely: to weed out asylum seekers. Any blind spots I'...
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My brothers have tried to kill my husband - how can I seek asylum in another country?

I am from India and hold an Indian passport. I ran away from home and married a guy and then ran away with him to another country but after couple of days I came back after my family put pressure on ...
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