Useful documents for attorneys representing asylum seekers



Below are basic documents and forms pro bono attorneys may need over the course of representing asylum seekers. The list also includes government memos and scholarly articles that provide context and an orientation to the immigration court system for attorneys who are representing asylum seekers for the first time. Pro bono attorneys also are encouraged to peruse the documents available on the Practitioners Tips page.

Asylum Training Materials

Immigration Court Guidelines and Manuals

Particular Social Group Claims

The "Asylum Clock" and Employment Authorization

Bars to Asylum


Information and Resources for Asylees