Date AnnouncedNov. 13, 2018
The EOIR Director issues guidance implementing the President's "mass migration" proclamation, prohibiting asylum to anyone who crosses the southern border and enters without inspection (EWI). The prohibition includes unaccompanied children (UACs).
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Effective Date of ChangeNov. 13, 2018
INA § 208 -- "Any alien who is physically present in the United States or who arrives in the United States (whether or not at a designated port of arrival and including an alien who is brought to the United States after having been interdicted in international or United States waters), irrespective of such alien’s status, may apply for asylum."8 U.S.C. § 1158 - Asylum