USCIS returned my asylum application, so I’ve missed the one-year deadline — can I still apply?
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I entered the U.S. illegally, and am originally from El Salvador. I sent a Form I-589 application for asylum to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) about 11 months after my arrival here. But USCIS sent it back to me. They said I had forgotten to check some boxes. So I checked the right boxes and sent it back again, but by that time, over a year had passed since my U.S. entry date. I haven’t heard anything back from USCIS . Do you think they will reject my application because I missed the one-year application deadline?