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USCIS Final Rule Removing 30-Day Processing Provision for EADs for Asylum Applicants

6/22/20 AILA Doc. No. 20061900. Asylum

USCIS final rule eliminating the regulation articulating a 30-day processing timeframe for USCIS to adjudicate initial Applications for Employment Authorization for asylum applicants. The rule also removes the requirement that pending asylum applicants file for Employment Authorization Document (EAD) renewal at least 90 days before the EAD's scheduled expiration. The rule is effective 8/21/20. (85 FR 37502, 6/22/20)


8 CFR Part 208

[CIS No. 2617–18; DHS Docket No. USCIS– 2018–0001]

RIN 1615–AC19

Removal of 30-Day Processing Provision for Asylum Applicant-Related Form I–765 Employment Authorization Applications

AGENCY: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, DHS.

ACTION: Final rule.

Cite as AILA Doc. No. 20061900.