Refugee rights: information and updates on the Executive Order and what it means for refugees, in refugee languages.
What are my Rights?
Know your rights!
Getting asylum in America
How can I get my Green Card?
After living in the US for one year, you must apply to become a permanent resident or to get your green card. Your green card is proof that you are allowed to live and work in the US.
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How can I become an American citizen?
This is a free online class you can take anytime to help you prepare to become a U.S. citizen. This class is for refugees and immigrants who are in the U.S. and want to apply for citizenship.
What should I do if I am scared?
Information to help refugees and immigrants who are feeling scared
Can I travel outside of the United States?
As a refugee, you can travel anywhere in the US. However, if you move to a new location, you will have to apply for new benefits. It is difficult to travel outside of the US as a refugee until you have become a US citizen. If you need to travel outside of the US, you have to complete special travel papers and forms.
How can I bring my family to the United States?
The US government has a program that allows refugees to ask for their husband/wife and children to come live with them in the US called family reunification. You must apply for this program within two years of living in the US as a refugee or two years of receiving asylum in the US.
How can I find low cost or free legal help?
Getting a lawyer or legal help in the US can cost a lot of money.
Free or low cost legal help for refugees and immigrants