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USCIS Responds to CISOMB Asylum EAD Recommendation

Response to Recommendation 50; Employment Authorization for Asylum Applicants: Recommendations to Improve Coordination and Communication - USCIS, Jan. 4, 2012 .

Asylum Applicant with Administratively Closed Case Entitled to EAD: AAO

"The joint request administratively closing the asylum request appears to make the asylum application remain "undecided" within the meaning of 8 C.F.R. § 274a.12(c)(8) because the IJ has made an interlocutory or non-final order rather than dismissing the case. The AAO agrees with...