Political Asylum and Refugee Status Article
Immigrants who are in the U.S. may request asylum if they have been persecuted or have a well-founded fear of persecution in their country of origin due to race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group or political opinion. An asylum seeker has only one year to apply for asylum after entering the U.S..
For more information about applying for asylum please contact the Asylum Program of Arizona
710 E. Speedway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85719