Q: I'm an international student in the US right now for 6 months, can I apply for asylum?
I'm also a former participant in IYLEP (Iraqi young leaders exchange program) and this program took place in the united states and I got harmed and really bothered in Iraq for being a part of it, so will this thing help me if I apply?
A: Yes. You should speak with an immigration attorney ASAP to provide specific details about your case to see if it is viable. You must file within one year of your last arrival.
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