The Asylum Transit Ban after CAIR Coalition v. Trump: Obtaining Relief in Asylum Transit Ban Cases

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On June 30, 2020, the Third Country Asylum Rule, or asylum transit ban, was found unlawful and struck down nationwide in CAIR Coalition v. Trump. This advisory discusses the asylum transit ban, the CAIR Coalition decision, and possible strategies for people who have been denied under the ban to reopen their cases and receive asylum.