DHS and DOJ Final Rule Barring from Asylum Eligibility Individuals Who Transit Through a Third Country Without Seeking Protection

DHS and DOJ final rule which finalizes, with minor changes, the Interim Final Rule published at 84 FR 33829 on 7/16/19, which barred from asylum eligibility individuals who transit through a third country without seeking protection. The rule is effective 1/19/21. (85 FR 82260, 12/17/20)


8 CFR Part 208

RIN 1615–AC44


Executive Office for Immigration Review

8 CFR Part 1208

[EOIR Docket No. 19–0111; Dir. Order 06– 2021]

RIN 1125–AA91

Asylum Eligibility and Procedural Modifications

AGENCY: Executive Office for Immigration Review, Department of Justice; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security.

ACTION: Final rule.

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 20121633.

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