USCIS Proposed Rule Removing the 30-Day Processing Provision for Asylum EADs

USCIS proposed rule removing the 30-day processing provision for initial employment authorization applications for those with pending asylum applications. The proposed rule also removes the requirement that pending asylum applicants file for Employment Authorization Document (EAD) renewal at least 90 days before the EAD's scheduled expiration. Comments will be accepted until 11/8/19. (84 FR 47148, 9/9/19)


8 CFR Part 208

[CIS No. 2617-18; DHS Docket No. USCIS-2018-0001]

RIN 1615-AC19

Removal of 30-Day Processing Provision for Asylum Applicant-Related Form I-765 Employment Authorization Applications

AGENCY: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking.

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 19090601.

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