8 CFR 1208.19 - Decisions.

§ 1208.19 Decisions.

The decision of an asylum officer to grant or to deny asylum or to refer an asylum application, in accordance with § 1208.14(b) or (c), shall be communicated in writing to the applicant. Pursuant to § 1208.9(d), an applicant must appear in person to receive and to acknowledge receipt of the decision to grant or deny asylum, or to refer an asylum application unless, in the discretion of the asylum office director, service by mail is appropriate. A letter communicating denial of asylum or referral of the application shall state the basis for denial or referral and include an assessment of the applicant's credibility.

[ 65 FR 76136, Dec. 6, 2000]

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Title 8 published on 06-Apr-2017 03:19

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 8 CFR Part 1208 after this date.

  • 2016-07-28; vol. 81 # 145 - Thursday, July 28, 2016
    1. 81 FR 49556 - Motions To Reopen Removal, Deportation, or Exclusion Proceedings Based Upon a Claim of Ineffective Assistance of Counsel
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      DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, Executive Office for Immigration Review
      Notice of proposed rulemaking.
      Written comments must be postmarked and electronic comments must be submitted on or before September 26, 2016.
      8 CFR Parts 1003, 1208