24 July 2018

Regional Focus: United States - Pt. 2 (Matter of A-B-)

Matter of A-B- Analysis & Commentary:

See this earlier blog post for background on the Attorney General's decision in Matter of A-B-. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has now issued guidance to asylum officers for "determining whether a petitioner is eligible for asylum or refugee status in light of the Attorney General’s decision in Matter of A-B-."

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has also prepared guidance for its attorneys who will litigate "asylum and statutory withholding of removal claims in the wake of the Attorney General’s precedent decision in Matter of A-B-."

*"Domestic Violence, Asylum and the Unraveling of Women’s Rights," Law on the Margins, 5 July 2018 [text]

Jeff Sessions is Pushing Asylum Officers to Reject More Migrants. Will They Go Along? (Vox, July 2018) [text]

Matter of A-B- Being Misapplied by EOIR, DHS (Jeffrey S. Chase Blog, July 2018) [text]

Practice Alert: AG Sessions Issues Matter of A-B-, Overruling Matter of A-R-C-G- (AILA, July 2018) [access]
- Provides tips and resources for legal practitioners.

A Review of the Attorney General’s Review(s) (RefLaw Blog, July 2018) [text]

"Trump Administration to Turn Away Far More Asylum Seekers at the Border under New Guidance," CNN, 11 July 2018 [text]

USCIS is Redefining Who Qualifies for Asylum in This New Guidance (Immigration Impact Blog, July 2018) [text]

Why Pereira v. Sessions Bodes Well for Overturning Matter of A-B- (ImmigrationProf Blog, July 2018) [text]


Related posts:
- Regional Focus: United States - Pt. 1 (24 July 2018)
- News: New Legal Decision on Domestic Violence (15 June 2018)

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