DHS and DOJ Final Rule on Procedures for Asylum, Withholding of Removal, and CAT Protection

DHS and DOJ final rule making multiple changes to the regulations governing the procedures for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture (CAT). The final rule adopts the notice of proposed rulemaking published at 85 FR 36264 on 6/15/20 with few substantive changes. The rule is effective 1/11/21. (85 FR 80274, 12/11/20)


8 CFR Parts 208 and 235

RIN 1615–AC42


Executive Office for Immigration Review

8 CFR Parts 1003, 1208, and 1235

[EOIR Docket No. 18–0102; A.G. Order No. 4922–2020]

RIN 1125–AA94

Procedures for Asylum and Withholding of Removal; Credible Fear and Reasonable Fear Review

AGENCY: Department of Homeland Security; Executive Office for Immigration Review, Department of Justice.

ACTION: Final rule.

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 20121030.

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