Executive Office for Immigration Review December 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Procedures for Asylum and Bars to Asylum Eligibility
Document Number: 2019-27055
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-12-19
Agency: Executive Office for Immigration Review, Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security (collectively, ``the Departments'') propose to amend their respective regulations governing the bars to asylum eligibility. The Departments also propose to clarify the effect of criminal convictions and to remove their respective regulations governing the automatic reconsideration of discretionary denials of asylum applications.