Political Asylum

Cella & Associates prepares, files and prosecutes many political asylum cases, both affirmatively and as defenses in removal proceedings.

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Permission to Work in the United States:

You cannot apply for permission to work (employment authorization) in the United States at the same time you apply for political asylum. However, you may apply for employment authorization if:

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Bringing Your Family to the United States:

If you are granted asylum you may petition to bring your spouse and children to the United States. In order to include your child on your application, the child must be under 21 and unmarried.

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Filing for Permanent Residence (Green Card):

You may apply for a green card one year after being granted asylum.

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