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USCIS and EOIR Final Rule on Pandemic-Related Security Bars to Asylum and Withholding of Removal

DHS and DOJ issued a joint final rule based on a 7/9/20 notice of proposed rulemaking clarifying that the danger to the security of the U.S. statutory bar to eligibility for asylum and withholding of removal may encompass emergency public health concerns. Rule is effective 1/22/21. (85 FR 84160, 12/23/20)

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 20122311.

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