Definition of "asylum"
  1. A legal status for individuals in the United States who can demonstrate fear of persecution if they return to their homeland, and can apply for permanent residency after one year of approval
How to use "asylum" in a sentence
  1. She fled her home country due to political persecution and sought asylum in the United States.
  2. Due to his fear of religious persecution, he submitted an application for asylum.
  3. Following approval of his asylum application, he can apply for a green card after one year.

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