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Dear Editor:
Immigration Daily's featured article entitled "Health-Related Grounds Of Inadmissibility" by Gregory Siskind and Amy Ballentine was excellent. The discussion of drug abuse or addiction was enlightening, but should have specified that drug abuse or addiction renders the alien inadmissible, pursuant to INA 212(a)(1)(A)(iv).

Anna Boryczewski's Immigration Daily article titled "Running to Canada" was informative, but included the following broad statement: "A major benefit is that Canada, unlike the US, allows the immigrant to begin working while their asylum application is being processed." A US asylum applicant can work during the processing of his or her application for asylum. The asylum applicant in the US can apply for employment authorization pursuant to 8 CFR 208.7. See also 8 CFR 274a.12(c)(8) and 8 CFR 274a.13(a)(1) for more details. The I-765 Application for Employment Authorization (EAD) contains a ground for asylum [(c)(8)]. Admittedly, there is a minimum 150-day wait after the filing of the asylum application before the application for EAD can be filed, and the BCIS sometimes wrongly denies the EAD. But the right to work remains.

Martin M. Solomon



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