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Checking Case Status

Defensive seekers and affirmative seekers who had an interview and were then referred to court

Online
Defensive seekers and affirmative seekers who had an interview and were then referred to court go here and enter their “A number.”
Phone
Call the immigration hotline at 1-800-898-7180. ILAP has a guide for calling this hotline, available in multiple languages.

Affirmative seekers who have not yet had interview

Online
Affirmative seekers who have not yet had interview check status here and do NOT enter A number, rather enter the receipt number for asylum application (properly called 797, commonly known as “A number paper”).
Phone
  1. Call 1-800-375-5283 (USCIS)
  2. After the initial message, press 1 for instructions in English or just wait to hear the instructions in Spanish.
  3. Press 1 for case status.
  4. Enter the receipt number for asylum application (properly called 797, commonly known as “A number paper”).