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Joint DHS and DOJ Interim Final Rule to Implement “Asylum Cooperative Agreements”

Joint DHS and DOJ interim final rule to implement “Asylum Cooperative Agreements” that the U.S. enters into with other countries pursuant to INA §208(a)(2)(A), with the exception of Canada. The rule is effective 11/19/19. The rule will apply only prospectively to migrants who arrive at a U.S. port of entry, or enter or attempt to enter the U.S. between ports of entry, on or after the effective date of the rule. (84 FR 63994, 11/19/19)

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

8 CFR Part 208

[USCIS Docket No. USCIS–2019–0021]

RIN 1615–AC49

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Executive Office for Immigration Review

8 CFR Parts 1003, 1208, and 1240

[EOIR Docket No. 19–0021; A.G. Order No. 4581–2019]

RIN 1125–AA98

Implementing Bilateral and Multilateral Asylum Cooperative Agreements Under the Immigration and Nationality Act

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

ACTION: Interim final rule; request for comment.

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 19111930.

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