Can an F1 student request an asylum? 1 Answers as of March 14, 2011

Can an F1 student apply for asylum? Is it legal & successful? And at which time? Upon arrival to port of entry or at the end of F1 visa validity?

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You can apply for asylum while you are on F1 as long as you meet other requirements of asylum. In general, you need to apply during the first of year you are here. Exception might apply to you too. You are welcome to contact us to assess your case. Good luck!
Answer Applies to: Florida
Replied: 3/14/2011
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