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Practice Advisory: Biden’s Asylum Ban

Practice Advisory
Issue area
Published: May. 15, 2023

The Biden Administration recently announced an Asylum Ban for those seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border who have not followed limited “legal pathways” or sought, and been denied, asylum in a third country en route to the border. This Practice Alert gives a preliminary explanation of how this complicated rule is intended to work both at the border and subsequently at merits’ adjudications.