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ICYMI: USCIS and EOIR Proposed Rule on Pandemic-Related Security Bars to Asylum and Withholding of Removal

USCIS and EOIR proposed rule allowing DHS and DOJ to consider “emergency public health concerns based on communicable disease due to potential international threats from the spread of pandemics" when determining whether an individual is ineligible for asylum or withholding of removal on security grounds. Comments are due 8/10/20. (85 FR 41201, 7/9/20)

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

8 CFR Part 208

RIN 1615–AC57

[Docket No: USCIS 2020–0013]

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Executive Office for Immigration Review

8 CFR Part 1208

[A.G. Order No. 4747–2020]

RIN 1125–AB08

Security Bars and Processing

AGENCY: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security (‘‘DHS’’); Executive Office for Immigration Review, Department of Justice (‘‘DOJ’’).

ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking.

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 20070831.

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