8 CFR s 208.12

8 C.F.R.  208.12

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS

TITLE 8--ALIENS AND NATIONALITY

CHAPTER I--IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

SUBCHAPTER B--IMMIGRATION REGULATIONS

PART 208--PROCEDURES FOR ASYLUM AND WITHHOLDING OF REMOVAL

SUBPART A--ASYLUM AND WITHHOLDING OR REMOVAL

Current through June 2, 1998; 63 FR 29958

208.12 Reliance on information compiled by other sources.

(a) In deciding an asylum application, or whether the alien has a credible fear of persecution pursuant to section 235(b)(1)(B) of the Act, the asylum officer may rely on material provided by the Department of State, the Office of International Affairs, other Service offices, or other credible sources, such as international organizations, private voluntary agencies, news organizations, or academic institutions.

(b) Nothing in this part shall be construed to entitle the applicant to conduct discovery directed toward the records, officers, agents, or employees of the Service, the Department of Justice, or the Department of State.

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8 C. F. R. 208.12

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