The difference is mainly how you entered the United States and if you had contact with Customs and Border Patrol CBP/ ICE Immigration and Customs Enforcement
If you enter the United States with a valid Passport from your home country and a US Visa to enter the United States for example a Tourist Visa or Student Visa then after arriving in the United States you decide to apply for Asylum because you fear returning to your home country this Affirmative asylum.
A particular social is a group of people that have become more visible to their persecutors and therefore more likely to be pursued and suffer persecution
YOU WILL BE GRANTED LEGAL PERMANENT RESIDENCY IN THE UNITED STATES!If you win your asylum claim, your immediate family members who are included in your application automatically win too and get residency as well.
Once you win your asylum you don’t have to wait to become a citizen or a Legal Permanent Resident to bring your family. You can apply to bring your family immediately. This only applies to immediate family members. Spouse and children.
After 5 years you can apply for Citizenship
You must be a U.S Citizen to apply to bring extended family to the U.S. so once you have obtained your citizenship.