It is important to keep in mind that eligibility for refugee status is not a guarantee to resettlement in the U.S. The following are examples of reasons for which you may not be admitted to the U.S. as a refugee:
Some, but not all, of the grounds listed above may be waived by the Secretary of Homeland Security. Waivers may be granted for humanitarian or public interest reasons, or to assume family unity. Ineligibility for the U.S. refugee program does not necessarily preclude eligibility for UNHCR protection or resettlement in other countries.