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Final Rule Extending Application of U.S.-Canada Safe Third Country Agreement to Individuals who Cross between Official POEs

Final rule to extend the application of the 2002 Safe Third Country Agreement between the U.S. and Canada to individuals who cross between official POEs, pursuant to the Additional Protocol of 2022 negotiated by the U.S. and Canada. The final rule is effective at 12:01 am on 3/25/23. (88 FR 18227, 3/28/23)


8 CFR Part 208

[CIS No. 2720–22; DHS Docket No. USCIS– 2023–0003]

RIN 1615–AC84


Executive Office for Immigration Review

8 CFR Parts 1003 and 1240

[EOIR No. 23–0010; AG Order No. 5632– 2023]

RIN 1125–AB29

Implementation of the 2022 Additional Protocol to the 2002 U.S.-Canada Agreement for Cooperation in the Examination of Refugee Status Claims From Nationals of Third Countries

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

ACTION: Final rule.

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 23032401.

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