Immigration Law

USCIS Asylum Memo: Updated Procedures for Asylum Applications Filed by Unaccompanied Alien Children (May 31, 2019)

USCIS Asylum Division, May 31, 2019

"This memorandum provides updated procedures to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
(USCIS) asylum offices on asylum applications filed by unaccompanied alien children ("UACs", or
"UAC" when referencing an individual unaccompanied alien child) under section 235(d)(7)(B) of
the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 (TVPRA)
(codified at 8 U.S.C. § 1158(b)(3)(C))."