Asylum Applicants May Now Check Status Online

On January 29, 2019, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that individuals who have a pending affirmative asylum application with USCIS can check the status of their applications online at Previously, asylum applicants could only check their case status directly with an asylum office in person or by phone, fax, or email.

Please note that this new feature is only available to asylum applicants with an application pending with USCIS. It does not cover defensive asylum applicants whose cases are pending in immigration court.

Read the full news release by USCIS at the following link:

Published: February 1, 2019