Bloomberg Law
Nov. 13, 2019, 3:12 PMUpdated: Nov. 13, 2019, 9:19 PM

Asylum Seekers’ Ability to Work Restricted Under Proposal (1)

Laura D. Francis
Laura D. Francis

Asylum applicants would have a harder time getting work permits under a proposed regulation released by the Homeland Security Department Nov. 13.

If the regulation goes into effect as proposed, asylum applicants would have to wait a full year before they could apply for a work permit, and would have to be fingerprinted to receive one. They also had to have come into the U.S. through a port of entry.

The DHS additionally is proposing to exclude various groups of asylum applicants from being able to get a work permit at all, including certain types of criminals and those ...

Learn more about Bloomberg Law or Log In to keep reading:

Learn About Bloomberg Law

AI-powered legal analytics, workflow tools and premium legal & business news.

Already a subscriber?

Log in to keep reading or access research tools.