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03. Asylum & Humanitarian Relief

The United States has numerous immigration benefits meant to protect noncitizens from deportation, particularly if they are afraid to return to their home country or have undergone significant hardships. 

Services include:

  • Temporary Protected Status: the US government has designated certain countries for TPS based on conditions in the country that prevents the country's nationals from returning safely - such as an armed conflict, natural disaster or epidemic

  • Asylum: asylum is meant to protect persons who fear they will be harmed in their home country due to race, religion, nationality, political opinion, or their membership in a particular social group

  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals: allows noncitizens who came to the United States as children under the age of 16 to receive a two-year period of deferred action (protection from deportation) and work authorization

  • U Visa: this visa is available to victims of certain crimes

  • T Visa: this visa is available to victims of trafficking

  • Self-Petitioner under the Violence Against Women Act: this is a green card available to men, women and children who have been victims of domestic violence

  • Special Immigration Juvenile green card: this is a green card available to children who have been abandoned, neglected or abused by one or both of their parents

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