- An individual in the U.S. or at its ports who cannot or does not wish to return to their home nation due to fears of persecution based on race, religion, nationality, social group membership, or political beliefs. After a year in the U.S., these individuals can apply for permanent resident status.
- After facing religious persecution in his home country, he was granted asylee status in the United States.
- As an asylee, she was finally safe from the political strife that plagued her home nation.
- His status as an asylee allowed him to start a new life in the United States, away from the threats he faced in his country.