What are my chances of obtaining asylum due to my homosexuality if it is considered to be a sin in my country?

I want to know my chances as an F1 student who is in good standing and wants to

apply for asylum. Will my student status get in the way of my application or does it

boos it?

Asked on February 25, 2016 under Immigration Law, Michigan


SB Member California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

From what you write, you do not have sufficient basis for an asylum claim; however, it does not mean that you are not eligible.  You will just need to see if you can gather other more substantive documentatin that would articulate your asylum claim, if any, on one of the grounds for asylum.

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