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USCIS releases instructions on filing Form I-589 asylum applications with the Asylum Vetting Center

  1. Date Announced

    Nov. 2, 2020

    USCIS announced via the USCIS Form I-589 webpage that beginning Nov. 2, 2020, asylum offices will no longer accept the filing of Form I-589, Application for Asylum and for Withholding of Removal, that previously were filed directly with a local asylum office. These forms must be filed with the Asylum Vetting Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    Nov. 2, 2020
Status: Final/Actual
Subject Matter: Asylum, Withholding and CAT
Agencies Affected: USCIS

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