Feel Safe in Your New Country

Apply for asylum in Tampa and Lakeland, FL or Indianapolis, IN

Do you need to apply for asylum in Tampa and Lakeland, FL or Indianapolis, IN? Asylum is protection granted by the United States government to someone who can demonstrate fear that they are being persecuted in their home country for their:

  • Race
  • Religion
  • Nationality
  • Political opinion


If you entered the U.S. seeking protection from your home country, trust Edgardo Martinez Attorney At Law to help you navigate your legal path.

Learn more about the asylum process

You must apply for asylum within one year of your arrival to the U.S. If you wait longer than that, you must prove that your failure to file within a year was due to circumstances beyond your control. If your spouse or children entered the country at the same time, they may be included on your application, too.

Do you have any questions about the asylum process? Call 813-616-5244 to reach our Tampa, FL office, 863-657-3008 to reach us in Lakewood, FL or 317-644-6505 to speak to a lawyer in Indianapolis, IN.