UNHCR USA - Help for refugees and asylum-seekers

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, created this website for refugees and asylum seekers in the United States. On this website, you will find information about:

Notice: If you are coming from Canada and intend on claiming asylum after crossing the U.S.-Canada border irregularly in-between official land border posts, note that new restrictions came into effect on 25 March 2023. More information is available on the Department of Homeland Security website.

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*Please note that the UNHCR office in Washington D.C. does not accept in-person appointments. Please reach out to us at the contact information provided here

This website does not serve as legal counsel. For all legal questions, UNHCR advises consulting with a qualified immigration lawyer.