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Open Notices and Requests for Comment

Notice Reopening the Comment Period on Proposed Rule on USCIS Fee Schedule Changes

1/24/2020
USCIS notice announcing the reopening of the comment period on the proposed rule on USCIS fee schedule changes originally published at 84 FR 62280 on 11/14/19. Comments must be submitted by 2/10/20. (85 FR 4243, 1/24/20)
AILA Doc. No. 20012404

USCIS 60-Day Notice and Request for Comments on Proposed Revisions to Form I-765

1/16/2020
USCIS 60-day notice and request for comments on proposed revisions to Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization. Comments are due 3/16/20. (85 FR 2755, 1/16/20)
AILA Doc. No. 20011631

EOIR 30-Day Notice and Request for Comments on Form EOIR-56

12/19/2019
EOIR 30-day notice and request for comments on proposed revisions to Form EOIR-56, Request to be Included on the List of Pro Bono Legal Service Providers for Individuals in Immigration Proceedings. Comments are due 1/21/20. (84 FR 69766, 12/19/19)
AILA Doc. No. 19121903

USCIS and EOIR Joint Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Bars to Asylum Eligibility

12/19/2019
USCIS and EOIR joint notice of proposed rulemaking that would add seven additional mandatory bars to eligibility for asylum. Comments are due 1/21/20. (84 FR 69640, 12/19/19)
AILA Doc. No. 19121901

USCIS 60-Day Notice and Request for Comments on Proposed Revisions to Form I-131A

12/18/2019
USCIS 60-day notice and request for comments on proposed revisions to Form I-131A, Application for Carrier Documentation. Comments are due 2/18/20. (84 FR 69387, 12/18/19)
AILA Doc. No. 19121803

USCIS 60-Day Notice and Request for Comments on New Form G-1552, Sponsor Deeming and Agency Reimbursement

12/18/2019
USCIS 60-day notice and request for comments on a proposed new information collection, Form G-1552, Sponsor Deeming and Agency Reimbursement. Comments are due 2/18/20. (84 FR 69386, 12/18/19)
AILA Doc. No. 19121802

NARA Notice of Agency Records Schedules Including DHS Administrative and Operational Records

12/18/2019
NARA notice and request for comments with proposed records schedules from agencies, in which the agencies propose to dispose of certain records. This notice includes a records schedule relating to DHS administrative and operational records. Comments are due 2/3/20. (84 FR 69395, 12/18/19)
AILA Doc. No. 19121801

Social Security Administration Notice of New Matching Program with DHS

12/16/2019
Social Security Administration (SSA) notice of a new matching program, under which DHS will disclose information to SSA in order to identify foreign nationals who leave the United States voluntarily or are removed. (84 FR 68537, 12/16/19)
AILA Doc. No. 19121600

USCIS 60-Day Notice and Request for Comments on Additional Proposed Revisions to Form I-290B

12/6/2019
USCIS 60-day notice and request for comments on proposed revisions to Form I-290B, Notice of Appeal or Motion. USCIS originally published this notice at 84 FR 39359 and decided to propose additional changes in this new 60-day notice. Comments are due 2/4/20. (84 FR 66924, 12/6/19)
AILA Doc. No. 19120934

USCIS Extension of Comment Period on Proposed Rule with Adjustments to Fee Schedule and Other Changes

12/9/2019
USCIS extension of the comment period on the proposed rule published at 84 FR 62280 on 11/14/19, which would significantly alter the USCIS fee schedule and make other changes, including form changes. Comments are now due 12/30/19. (84 FR 67243, 12/9/19)
AILA Doc. No. 19120900

DHS Proposed Rule on Employment Authorization for Asylum Applicants

11/14/2019
DHS proposed rule which would make multiple changes to the regulations governing asylum applications and eligibility for employment authorization based on a pending asylum application. Comments are due 1/13/20. (84 FR 62374, 11/14/19)
AILA Doc. No. 19111302

USCIS Proposed Rule with Adjustments to Fee Schedule and Other Changes

11/14/2019
DHS proposed rule which would make changes to the USCIS fee schedule. DHS proposes to adjust fees by a weighted average increase of 21 percent, add new fees, and make other changes, including form changes and the introduction of several new forms. Comments are due 12/30/19. (84 FR 62280, 11/14/19)
AILA Doc. No. 19110834