DHS and DOJ Final Rule Barring from Asylum Eligibility Individuals Who Transit Through a Third Country Without Seeking Protection
DHS and DOJ final rule which finalizes, with minor changes, the Interim Final Rule published at 84 FR 33829 on 7/16/19, which barred from asylum eligibility individuals who transit through a third country without seeking protection. The rule is effective 1/19/21. (85 FR 82260, 12/17/20)
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
8 CFR Part 208
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Executive Office for Immigration Review
8 CFR Part 1208
[EOIR Docket No. 19–0111; Dir. Order 06– 2021]
Asylum Eligibility and Procedural Modifications
AGENCY: Executive Office for Immigration Review, Department of Justice; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security.
ACTION: Final rule.
- District Court Grants Preliminary Injunction in Third Country Transit Ban Litigation (East Bay Sanctuary Covenant vs. Barr, 2/16/21)
- DHS and DOJ Interim Final Rule Barring from Asylum Eligibility Individuals Who Transit Through a Third Country Without Seeking Protection (84 FR 33829, 7/16/19)
- Practice Pointer: What Practitioners Need to Know About the Third Country Transit Ban (Asylum Ban 2.0)
- CRS Legal Sidebar: Third Country Asylum Rule and Ongoing Litigation