DHS and DOJ Interim Final Rule on Asylum Processing

DHS and DOJ interim final rule (IFR) on asylum processing. The IFR significantly changes the regulations governing the processing of asylum claims by individuals subject to expedited removal. The IFR is effective 5/31/22. The IFR states that DHS and DOJ are soliciting further public comment; comments will be accepted until 5/31/22 and will be considered and addressed in a final rule. Comments on proposed revisions to the Form I-765 instructions will also be accepted until 5/31/22. (87 FR 18078, 3/29/22)


8 CFR Parts 208, 212, and 235

[CIS No. 2692–21; DHS Docket No. USCIS– 2021–0012]

RIN 1615–AC67


Executive Office for Immigration Review

8 CFR Parts 1003, 1208, 1235, and 1240

[A.G. Order No. 5369–2022]

RIN 1125–AB20

Procedures for Credible Fear Screening and Consideration of Asylum, Withholding of Removal, and CAT Protection Claims by Asylum Officers

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

ACTION: Interim final rule with request for comments.

DHS Fact Sheet: Implementation of the Credible Fear and Asylum Processing IFR

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 22032431.

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