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Latest Developments in Asylum Law

After four years of relentless attacks on asylum by the previous administration, the Biden administration is working to restore asylum protections. Make sure to review the materials in this section for the latest updates and how they may affect your client.


Timeline on the Trump Administration's Efforts to End Asylum

National Immigrant Justice Center
Since 2017, the federal government has unleashed relentless attacks on the U.S. asylum system in an attempt to eliminate asylum in the United States. This timeline highlights the major events comprising the Trump administration's assault on asylum seekers. Thank you to National Immigrant Justice Center for providing this resource.


New 'Death to Asylum Rule' Effective January 11, 2021

National Immigrant Justice Center
This blog describes a sweeping regulation that will effectively end asylum protection in the United States beginning January 11, 2021.


Practice Alert: Coronavirus Asylum Claims Based on "Other Serious Harm"

National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild
A practice alert on arguing for "humanitarian asylum" in cases with past persecution and the potential in the future for "other serious harm" related to coronavirus.
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