8 CFR 208.3 - Form of application

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  • Procedures for Credible Fear Screening and Consideration of Asylum, Withholding of Removal, and CAT Protection Claims by Asylum Officers
    • United States
    • Executive Office For Immigration Review
    • Invalid date
    ...8 CFR 235.3(b)(2)(iii) and (b)(4)(ii) B. Credible Fear Screening Process--Proposed 8 CFR 208.30 C. Applications for Asylum--Proposed 8 CFR 208.3(a) and D. Proceedings for Further Consideration of the Application for Asylum by USCIS Asylum Officer in Asylum and Withholding Merits Hearing for......
  • Procedures for Asylum and Withholding of Removal; Credible Fear and Reasonable Fear Review
    • United States
    • Executive Office For Immigration Review,Homeland Security Department
    • Invalid date
    ...he or she shall be presumed to have knowledge of its contents regardless of his or her failure to read and understand its contents. 8 CFR 208.3(c)(2), \21\ The submission of fabricated evidence may still be sufficient to deny the application, Matter of O-D-, 21 I&N Dec. 1079, 1083 (BIA 1998......
  • Procedures for Asylum and Bars to Asylum Eligibility
    • United States
    • Executive Office For Immigration Review
    • Invalid date
    ...this publication of the final rule, that any felony conviction will be a bar to eligibility for the discretionary benefit of asylum. Cf. 8 CFR 208.3(c)(6)(vi)(A), 8 CFR 1208.3(c)(6)(vi)(A) (proposed) (barring aliens who have been convicted of felonies ``on or after [the effective] The Depar......
  • Aliens Subject to a Bar on Entry Under Certain Presidential Proclamations; Procedures for Protection Claims
    • United States
    • Federal Register November 09, 2018
    • 9 Noviembre 2018
    ...for asylum in expedited-removal proceedings under section 1225(b) as a request for statutory withholding and CAT protection as well. See 8 CFR 208.3(b), 208.30(e)(2)-(4), 1208.3(b), 1208.16(a). In the context of removal proceedings, ``credible fear of persecution'' is defined to mean a ``si......
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192 cases
  • Diaz v. INS, No. Civ. S-83-436 LKK.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. Eastern District of California
    • 26 Septiembre 1986
    ...administrative interpretation. 25 An alien seeking political asylum must initially file an application with the district director. 8 C.F.R. § 208.3(a) (1986). The district director renders a judgment on the asylum application after formally considering the evidence. See 8 C.F.R. §§ 208.6, 2......
  • Hotel and Restaurant Employees Union, Local 25 v. Smith, No. 84-5859
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (District of Columbia)
    • 20 Mayo 1988
    ...434 (1987). In relevant part, the regulations governing asylum direct that an application be filed with an INS district director, 8 C.F.R. Sec. 208.3(a) (1987), who must request an advisory opinion from the State Department's Bureau of Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs ("BHRHA"......
  • Jean v. Nelson, No. 82-5772
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (11th Circuit)
    • 12 Abril 1983
    ...For example, any alien arriving at our shores may file an application for asylum with the district director or the immigration judge. 8 C.F.R. § 208.3. Although a number of practices incidental to the exclusion hearing are here challenged, one particular concomitant power--the parole power ......
  • Zardui-Quintana v. Richard, ZARDUI-QUINTANA
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (11th Circuit)
    • 2 Agosto 1985
    ...to withhold deportations in a like manner to asylum requests made during or after exclusion hearings. For instance, under 8 C.F.R. Sec. 208.3(b) (1985), asylum requests made after the initiation of exclusion proceedings shall automatically be considered as requests for withholding of deport......
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