Immigration Law

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Asylum EAD Vacatur Final Rule
Posted on 22 Sep 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 183 / Thursday, September 22, 2022 "This final rule removes changes to regulatory text resulting from two final rules issued in June 2020, which were vacated by a Federal district court in February 2022. This final... Read More

Class Action Lawsuit Challenges Asylum Work Permit Policies: Garcia Perez v. USCIS
Posted on 9 Jun 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

NILA, NWIRP, June 9, 2022 "Today, five asylum applicants filed a national class action lawsuit against U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) challenging policies and practices that... Read More

EAD Rules Fully Vacated - No Appeal in AsylumWorks v. Mayorkas
Posted on 11 Apr 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Keren Zwick, Director of Litigation at the National Immigrant Justice Center, reports: "I wanted to let folks know that on Friday (4/8) we learned from the government that it would not file an appeal in AsylumWorks v. Mayorkas . This means, happily... Read More

No More Automatic EADs for Asylum Applicants
Posted on 2 Sep 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Aug. 27, 2020 "Effective August 25, 2020, the Asylum Application, Interview, and Employment Authorization for Applicants Final Rule removed the exemption from discretion outlined in 8 CFR 274a.13(a)(1) for asylum applicants seeking employment... Read More

Asylum EAD Proposed Rule
Posted on 9 Sep 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 174 / Monday, September 9, 2019 "The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposes to remove a regulatory provision stating that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has 30 days from the date an asylum... Read More