Asylum | US Visa Service Vietnam
The US does not grant asylum in its diplomatic premises abroad. Only to aliens who are physically present in the US can apply and has suffered past persecution in his home country or country of last habitual residence, or because the foreign national has a well founded fear of future persecution in his home country or country of last habitual residence and such persecution is based on race, religion, nationality, political opinion or membership in a particular social group.
If an application is granted the applicant may immediately work in the US and may apply to bring their spouse and children to the US. The asylum applicant and their immediate can also apply for permanent residence.