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AG Barr issues Matter of R-A-F-, remanding BIA decision for reconsideration of "torture" determination

  1. Original Date Announced

    February 26, 2020

    The Attorney General issues a decision in Matter of R-A-F-, 27 I&N Dec. 778 (A.G. 2020) to have the Board of Immigration Appeals consider de novo the application of the laws on torture to the facts of the case. The issuance of this opinion serves to underscores a policy favoring strict adherence to the law over independent judgment. [ID #131]

    Matter of R-A-F-, Respondent
  2. Effective Date

    February 26, 2020

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Adjudication
Agencies Affected: AG EOIR


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