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Inmigración 101: ¿Solicitante de Asilo o Refugiado?

Migrante. Refugiado. Solicitante de asilo. Inmigrante. ¿Cual es la diferencia entre unos y otros?

Luego existen los REFUGIADOS y los SOLICITANTES DE ASILO. Ambos buscan protección porque temen la persecución en sus países de origen en base a factores como su raza, religión, pertenencia a un grupo social en particular u opinión política.

Pero el proceso es diferente para cada uno. Los refugiados piden su estatus desde el exterior, pasan evaluaciones y deben ser aprobados antes de viajar a los Estados Unidos.Los solicitantes de asilo son personas que ya están en el país o llegan a una de sus fronteras, pidiendo refugio y, en general, deben solicitar esa protección antes de un año de su llegada.

 Sea usted un inmigrante, refugiado, o solicitante de asilo, le puede tomar muchos años lograr un estatus legal en Estados Unidos.

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