BIA Amicus Invitation Amicus Invitation No. 16-08-08 Invites Briefs on Duress Exception to Persecutor Bar

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On August 8, 2016, the BIA invited interested parties to file amicus briefs regarding whether there is a duress exception to the persecutor of others bars to asylum (INA 208(b)(2)(A)(i)) and to withholding of removal (INA 241(b)(3)(B)(i)). The BIA will be accepting amicus briefs until September 7, 2016.