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NIJC provides free legal representation to asylum seekers fleeing persecution in their homelands.

Who We Can Help

If you meet the following requirements, you may be eligible for asylum:

  • You are currently present in the United States.
     
  • You cannot return to your home country because you have been persecuted in the past by the government or by a group that the government cannot or will not control or fear you will be persecuted in the future.
     
  • You have been or will be targeted for persecution in your home country because of your religion, political views, race or nationality, or because you are a member of a particular social group.

Read more information about how to begin the asylum process.