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CGRS Comment in Response to DHS and DOJ Request for Comments: Circumvention of Lawful Pathways, 88 Fed. Reg. 31314

Executive Branch Comment
Jun 14, 2023

We submitted our analysis of the government's final "asylum ban" rule, which bars from asylum most people seeking protection at the U.S. southern border. Our comment urges the agencies to withdraw the rule in its entirety.

CGRS Comment in Response to DHS and DOJ Request for Comments: Circumvention of Lawful Pathways, 88 Fed. Reg. 11704

Executive Branch Comment
Mar 27, 2023

We submitted our analysis of the government's proposed "asylum ban" rule, which would bar from asylum most people seeking protection at the U.S. southern border. Our comment urges the agencies to withdraw the rule in its entirety.

CGRS Comment in Response to DHS Request for Input: Identifying Recommendations to Support the Work of the Interagency Task Force on the Reunification of Families

Executive Branch Comment
Jan 25, 2022

CGRS urges the Interagency Task Force on the Reunification of Families to review all aspects of U.S. asylum law and policy that deliberately or inadvertently lead to family separation, and to make recommendations that will put families at the center of protection.