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AILA Doc. No. 19121901 | Dated December 19, 2019 | File Size: 400 KDownload the Document
USCIS and EOIR joint notice of proposed rulemaking that would add seven additional mandatory bars to eligibility for asylum. The proposed rule would also set forth criteria for determining whether a vacated, expunged, or modified conviction or sentence should be recognized for purposes of determining whether an individual is eligible for asylum, and would remove the provision at 8 CFR §208.16(e) and §1208.16(e) regarding reconsideration of discretionary denials of asylum. Comments are due 1/21/20. (84 FR 69640, 12/19/19)
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
8 CFR Part 208
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Executive Office for Immigration Review
8 CFR Part 1208
[EOIR Docket No. 18–0002; A.G. Order No. 4592–2019]
Procedures for Asylum and Bars to Asylum Eligibility
AGENCY: Executive Office for Immigration Review, Department of Justice; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security.
ACTION: Joint notice of proposed rulemaking.
The proposed regulation would provide seven additional mandatory bars to eligibility for asylum. The proposed rule would add bars to eligibility for aliens who commit certain offenses in the United States. Those bars would apply to aliens who are convicted of:
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