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Immigration Law

EOIR Director's Memo: The Asylum Procedures Rule (Aug. 26, 2022)

EOIR, Aug. 26, 2022

"... Going forward under the interim final rule, immigration judges will continue to review asylum officers’ credible fear determinations. They will also adjudicate cases in the new streamlined removal proceedings, with the benefit of the USCIS record, if USCIS does not grant asylum. Appellate immigration judges will adjudicate appeals arising out of streamlined removal proceedings. This memorandum summarizes certain key provisions of the interim final rule and provides guidance on the new streamlined removal proceedings. ..."