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USCIS Final Rule on Employment Authorization for Asylum Applicants

6/26/20 AILA Doc. No. 20062236. Asylum

USCIS final rule making multiple changes to the regulations governing asylum applications and eligibility for employment authorization based on a pending asylum application. The rule is effective 8/25/20. The final rule implements the proposed rule published at 84 FR 62374 on 11/14/19, with some amendments based on public comments received. A summary of changes made by the rule can be found in Table 4 beginning on page 38598. (85 FR 38532, 6/26/20)


8 CFR Parts 208 and 274a

[CIS No. 2648–19; DHS Docket No. USCIS– 2019–0011]

RIN 1615–AC27

Asylum Application, Interview, and Employment Authorization for Applicants

AGENCY: Department of Homeland Security.

ACTION: Final rule.

Cite as AILA Doc. No. 20062236.