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 8 CFR 208 Procedures For Asylum And Withholding Of Removal

Table of Contents

 Sec. 208.1  General.

               Subpart A_Asylum and Withholding of Removal

208.1 General.
208.2 Jurisdiction.
208.3 Form of application.
208.4 Filing the application.
208.5 Special duties toward aliens in custody of the Service.
208.6 Disclosure to third parties.
208.7 Employment authorization.
208.8 Limitations on travel outside the United States.
208.9 Procedure for interview before an asylum officer.
208.10 Failure to appear at an interview before an asylum officer or 
             failure to follow requirements for fingerprint processing.
208.11 Comments from the Department of State.
208.12 Reliance on information compiled by other sources.
208.13 Establishing asylum eligibility.
208.14 Approval, denial, referral, or dismissal of application.
208.15 Definition of ``firm resettlement.''
208.16 Withholding of removal under section 241(b)(3)(B) of the Act and 
          withholding of removal under the Convention Against Torture.
208.17 Deferral of removal under the Convention Against Torture.
208.18 Implementation of the Convention Against Torture.
208.19 Decisions.
208.20 Determining if an asylum application is frivolous.
208.21 Admission of the asylee's spouse and children.
208.22 Effect on exclusion, deportation, and removal proceedings.
208.23 Restoration of status.
208.24 Termination of asylum or withholding of removal or deportation.
208.25-208.29 [Reserved]

                Subpart B_Credible Fear of Persecution

208.30 Credible fear determinations involving stowaways and applicants
          for admission found inadmissible pursuant to section
          212(a)(6)(C) or 212(a)(7) of the Act.
208.31 Reasonable fear of persecution or torture determinations
          involving aliens ordered removed under section 238(b) of the
          Act and aliens whose removal is reinstated under section
          241(a)(5) of the Act.


8 CFR 207 Admission Of Refugees

 Table of Contents

Sec. 207.1  Eligibility.
207.2 Applicant processsing.
207.3 Waivers of inadmissibility.
207.4 Approved application.
207.5 Waiting lists and priority handling.
207.6 Control over approved refugee numbers.
207.7 Derivatives of refugees.
207.8 Physical presence in the United States.
207.9 Termination of refugee status.


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