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The Biden administration recently proposed a new rule that will drastically limit access to asylum for people arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, and yet, is only allowing the public a mere 30 days to provide comments.

In response, 172 national, state, and local organizations wrote to the Biden administration urging it to allow at least 60 days for public comment on the rule.

The proposed asylum ban has vast implications on all stages of asylum processing, imposing new and complex requirements on asylum seekers before they reach the border, during their initial fear screening, as well as during immigration court review.

In the letter, the groups assert: "The human cost [of this rule] is beyond measure and demands the most careful research, analysis, and public consultation. It is highly inappropriate to afford the public a mere 30 days to comment on a proposal that violates domestic laws and international obligations on its face."

Read the full letter from 172 organizations calling for an extension to the public comment period.

Signatories include:

The Advocates for Human Rights
African Communities Together (ACT)
African Human Rights Coalition
Alianza Americas
America's Voice
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Americans for Immigrant Justice
Amnesty International USA
Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC
Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence
ASISTA Immigration Assistance
Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project (ASAP)
The Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI)
Border Kindness
Boston University School of Law, Immigrants' Rights and Human Trafficking Program
Bridges Faith Initiative
Capital Area Immigrants' Rights (CAIR) Coalition
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.
Center for Gender & Refugee Studies
Center for Law and Social Policy
Center for Popular Democracy
Center for Victims of Torture
Children's HealthWatch
The Children's Partnership
Church World Service
Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center
Communities United for Status & Protection (CUSP)
Community Change Action
Comunidad Maya Pixan Ixim
Congregation of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd, U.S. Provinces
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship
Disciples Immigration Legal Counsel
Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)
Esperanza United
Fight for the Future
FIRM Action
First Focus on Children
Franciscan Action Network
Freedom Network USA
Friends Committee on National Legislation
Futures Without Violence
Government Information Watch
Haitian Bridge Alliance
Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program
Hope Border Institute
Human Rights First
Immigration Center for Women and Children
Immigration Equality
The Immigration Hub
Immigration Law & Justice Network
Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Innovation Law Lab
Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti
International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP)
Japanese American Citizens League
Justice Action Center
Justice for Migrant Women
Justice in Motion
Kids in Need of Defense
Kino Border Initiative
Latin America Working Group (LAWG)
Lawyers for Good Government
MPower Change
Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns
Mennonite Central Committee U.S.
Muslim Advocates
National Advocacy Center of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
The National Domestic Violence Hotline
National Education Association
National Immigrant Justice Center
National Immigration Law Center
The National Immigration Project (NIPNLG)
National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
National Network to End Domestic Violence
National Partnership for New Americans
NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice
Never Again Action
Oxfam America
Refugees International
Sakhi For South Asian Women
Save the Children
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas Justice Team
South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT)
Southern Border Communities Coalition
Southern Poverty Law Center
Sunita Jain Anti-Trafficking Policy Initiative , Loyola Law School
Tahirih Justice Center
Taylor Levy Law
UndocuBlack Network
Unitarian Universalist Association
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI)
Washington Office on Latin America
We Are All America
#WelcomeWithDignity campaign for asylum rights
Welcoming America
Witness at the Border
Women's Refugee Commission
Young Center for Immigrant Children's Rights

Advocates for Basic Legal Equality
Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice
Aldea - The People's Justice Center
Al Otro Lado
Catholic Charities Community Services, Immigrant & Refugee Services, NY
Center for Safety & Change
Central Washington Justice For Our Neighbors
The Children's Partnership
Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA)
Colorado Children's Campaign
Daya Inc.
Fellowship Southwest
Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project
Honest Law Group
Hope Border Institute
Immigrant ARC
Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project
Immigrant Legal Center
Iowa Migrant Movement for Justice
Just Neighbors
Legal Aid Justice Center
Make the Road Nevada
Make the Road New York
Mariposa Legal, Program of COMMON Foundation
Michigan Immigrant Rights Center
Mobilization for Justice, Inc.
New York Immigration Coalition
Oasis Legal Services
Our Children Oregon
Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network
Safe Passage Project
Sanctuary for Families
Surveillance Technology Oversight Project
Tennessee Justice for Our Neighbors
Texas Civil Rights Project
Wind of the Spirit Immigrant Resource Center

American Gateways
Arizona Justice for Our Neighbors
Bhutanese Community Association of Pittsburgh (BCAP)
Central American Minors Working Group
Central American Legal Assistance
Central American Resource Center of Northern CA - CARECEN SF
Cleveland Jobs with Justice
DC Dorothy Day Catholic Worker House
Galveston-Houston Immigrant Representation Project (GHIRP)
The Healing Trust
Houston Immigration Legal Services Collaborative
Human Rights Initiative Of North Texas
Immigrant Defenders Law Center
Indivisible Brooklyn
Jewish Activists for Immigration Justice of Western MA
Jewish Family Service of San Diego
Justice for Our Neighbors El Paso
Justice For Our Neighbors North Central Texas
The Legal Aid Society (New York)
The Legal Project
New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia
New York Justice for Our Neighbors
Queens Defenders
Rockland Immigration Coalition
Student Clinic for Immigrant Justice
Westchester Jewish Coalition for Immigration