Understanding What Happens During a Credible/Reasonable Fear Interview
These materials provide an in-depth look at how credible and reasonable fear interviews work: what questions Asylum Officers ask and in what order.
Notes and Worksheet from Negative Credible Fear Determination
The Asylum Officer's notes and worksheet from a credible fear interview in 2021 in which the asylum seeker received a negative credible fear determination.
Notes from Positive CFI Determination
The Asylum Officer's notes for a credible fear interview in 2021 in which the applicant received a positive decision.
Mock Credible Fear Interview
In this video, an Asylum Officer conducts a credible fear interview with a detained asylum seeker, whose attorney is also present.
Sample Transcript of Credible Fear Interview
A transcript of a credible fear interview with a Guatemalan asylum seeker.
Asylum Officer's Notes from Credible Fear Interview
The Asylum Officer's notes and summary of a credible fear interview. The format, and some of the questions, are standardized, so this is a very helpful tool to use in preparing for a credible fear interview.