Latest Developments in Asylum Law
The Administration is attempting to severely limit asylum protections in many ways. Make sure to read the materials in this section for the latest updates on these limitations and how they may affect your client.
As of July 16, 2019, non-Mexican asylum seekers who enter the U.S. via the southern land border are barred from asylum if they did not apply for and receive a denial of refugee status in a third country en route to the U.S. This overview explains the bar and its implications, as well as the limited exceptions to the bar.
A high-level overview of the latest Administration assaults on asylum seekers, including the "Remain in Mexico" policy, the third country transit bar to asylum, and removing asylum seekers to Guatemala.
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The American Immigration Council warns non-citizens to guard against spoofing phone calls from ill-intended individuals seeking to create panic among our immigrant community. To learn more, please go to scam.immigrationcouncil.org.