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USCIS announces online case status feature for asylum applicants

  1. Date Announced

    Jan. 28, 2019

    USCIS announces that applicants who have a pending affirmative asylum application with USCIS can now check the status of their applications online at uscis.gov/casestatus. Only asylum applicants with an application pending with USCIS will be able to use this new feature to check their case status online. It will not cover defensive asylum applicants whose cases are pending in immigration court. [ID #932]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    Jan. 28, 2019
Status: Final/Actual
Subject Matter: Asylum, Withholding and CAT
Agencies Affected: USCIS

Prior Policies

  • Previously, asylum applicants could only check their case status through an asylum office in person or by phone, fax, or email.

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