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After the Decision

There are many possible outcomes at the end of an individual hearing. The materials on this page will provide you with information about the different possible IJ decisions and what they mean, as well as practical guidance to give your client about what happens after the decision.



Resource List

Work Authorization for People Formerly in MPP

Immigration Justice Campaign
List with resources on work authorization for people formerly in MPP.

Practice
Guide

Post-Grant Information for Withholding of Removal

Immigration Justice Campaign
What happens after your client wins Withholding of Removal protection? This concise practice guide lays out the benefits and responsibilities attached to a Withholding of Removal grant, including how to obtain work authorization.

Link

Map of Torture Treatment Programs in the U.S.

HealTorture.Org
Many asylum seekers have survived torture. For those who are released from detention, there are a number of treatment centers for survivors of torture around the U.S. Mental and physical health services, social services, and other support may be available to both asylum seekers and people granted asylum. If your client survived torture, he or she might benefit greatly from these services.

Practice
Guide

I-730 Refugee/Asylee Family Reunification Practice Manual

Catholic Legal Immigration Network
A practical guide to filling out and filing the I-730, the application to bring the spouse and/or minor children of asylees to the U.S. as derivative asylees.

Practice
Guide

Post-Grant Information for Asylees

Immigration Justice Campaign
What happens after your client wins asylum? This concise practice guide lays out all the benefits and responsibilities attached to a grant of asylum, including work authorization, applying for a green card, travel outside the U.S., and obtaining derivative asylum status for the asylee’s spouse and minor children.

Webinar
81 Min.

Post-Grant Issues for Asylees

Immigration Advocates Network
This webinar hosted by the Immigration Advocates Network provides an overview of the different benefits available to people granted asylum in the U.S., including obtaining an unrestricted Social Security number, petitioning for derivative asylum status for spouses and children, applying for a green card, and travel outside the U.S.

Practice
Guide

Post-Grant Information for People Granted Convention Against Torture Relief

Immigration Justice Campaign
What happens after your client wins CAT protection? This concise practice guide lays out the benefits and responsibilities attached to a CAT grant, including how to obtain work authorization.

For information on appealing an Immigration Judge's decision to the Board of Immigration Appeals click here.