Yes. Asylum and Withholding of Removal can be used to prevent removal, even if one would
otherwise be removable. If the Immigration Court finds you to be removable (e.g. your legal statues has
expired), the Court will then decide whether, you qualify for Asylum or Withholding of Removal,
provided that you have filed an Application for Asylum or Withholding of Removal. If the court rules in
your favor, you will not be removed to the country where persecution is alleged.