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Ukrainians Seeking Asylum Should Be Aware of the One-Year Filing Deadline after Arriving in the U.S.

Posted on August 23, 2023

In general, "affirmative asylum" applications must be filed within one year of the applicant's most recent arrival in the United States. There are a few exceptions to the 1-year deadline, including maintaining humanitarian parole, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), or another valid immigration status for a reasonable period before filing the asylum application. Read more

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