The Department of Homeland Security published a final rule on September 22, 2022, that removes changes to regulatory text resulting from two final rules issued in June 2020, which were vacated by a federal district court in February 2022 in Asylumworks v. Mayorkas. The court decision requires U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to process all initial employment authorization document (EAD) applications from asylum applicants within 30 days. The decision vacated a June 22, 2020, rule that removed that requirement. 

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