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Practice Alert: Proposed Criminal Bars to Asylum: Intersection with New and Proposed Asylum Regulations

Practice Advisory
Issue area
Crimes/Post-Conviction Relief
Published: Jul. 9, 2020

In this practice alert, we will summarize the proposed changes to the PSC definition and identify the potential impact of the expanded PSC bar on applicants for asylum and employment authorization. Attached to this alert is Appendix A, which highlights the intersection of each of the rules with the PSC bar.