DHS and DOJ Proposed Rule to Establish an Asylum “Transit Ban”

DHS and DOJ proposed rule which would establish a rebuttable presumption of asylum ineligibility for certain noncitizens who enter at the southwest border without documentation and traveled through a country that is a signatory to the 1951 Refugee Convention or its 1967 Protocol. Comments are due 3/27/23. (88 FR 11704, 2/23/23)


8 CFR Part 208

[CIS No. 2736–22; Docket No: USCIS 2022– 0016]

RIN 1615–AC83


Executive Office for Immigration Review

8 CFR Part 1208

[A.G. Order No. 5605–2023]

RIN 1125–AB26

Circumvention of Lawful Pathways

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

ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking.

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 23022161.

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