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AILA Doc. No. 20122311 | Dated December 23, 2020 | File Size: 426 KDownload the Document
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)
Note: DHS and DOJ published a document at 86 FR 6847 on 1/25/21 delaying the effective date of the rule until 3/22/21.The effective date was delayed again until 12/31/21 by an interim final rule published at 86 FR 15069 on 3/22/21.
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
8 CFR Part 208
[Docket No: USCIS 2020–0013]
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Executive Office for Immigration Review
8 CFR Part 1208
[Dir. Order No. 11–2021]
RIN 1125–AB08 Security Bars and Processing
AGENCY: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security (‘‘DHS’’); Executive Office for Immigration Review, Department of Justice (‘‘DOJ’’)
ACTION: Final rule.
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