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Immigration Law

Asylum EAD Proposed Rule

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 applicant files the initial Form I–765, Application for Employment Authorization (EAD application) to grant or deny that initial employment authorization application. DHS also proposes to remove the provision requiring that the application for renewal must be received by USCIS 90 days prior to the expiration of the employment authorization. DATES: Written comments and related material must be submitted on or before November 8, 2019."