CLINIC Submits Comments on Proposed Rule That Would Use COVID-19 to Bar Virtually All Asylum Seekers

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August 11, 2020

On Aug. 10, 2020, CLINIC submitted comments on proposed regulations that would use COVID-19 as a pretext to deny asylum and other humanitarian protections to virtually all applicants. CLINIC strongly opposed this proposed rule, which is both bad asylum policy and bad public health policy.