Asylum seekers and their families may rely on the asylum process so it is important to be familiar with the timelines and of the chronology process. The timeline of the asylum process begins with the initial application for asylum. The asylum process allows the asylum seeker to remain in the United States and to apply for permanent residency status a year after their asylum request has been granted.
Citizenship is an important concept with significant legal implications, so it is important to understand. Becoming a citizen of the United States occurs through birth or the naturalization process. For those not born in the U.S. but seeking citizenship, it is valuable to understand citizenship basics, such as how to obtain it.