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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:

*Please note that the UNHCR office in Washington D.C. is currently not accepting in-person appointments. Please reach out to us at the contact information provided above. 

The page will be continually updated.

The content of this website draws from publically-available information produced by U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services; Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Executive Office for Immigration Review; Office of Refugee Resettlement; Florence Project, American Immigration Council; University of Miami School of Law; Human Rights First; American Immigration Lawyers Association; National Immigrant Justice Center; Church World Service, and UNHCR.

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