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Asylum seekers given less time to prepare for credible fear interviews

  1. Original Date Announced

    July 9, 2019

    USCIS Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli reportedly releases a policy change to staffers reducing the time asylum officers have to wait after detaining an immigrant before conducting a credible fear interview from 48 hours to 1 calendar day.

    [ID #93]

    Immigrant Asylum-Seekers May Get Less Time To Prepare Their Cases Under A New Trump Administration Rule
  2. Effective Date

    July 8, 2019

Current Status

Not in effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Trump Administration Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Asylum, Withholding and CAT
Agencies Affected: USCIS

Pre Trump-Era Policies


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