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PUBLIC LAW 104-208—SEPT. 30, 1996 110 STAT. 3009-692 "(B) SPECIAL RULES.— "(i) CONVICTION OF AGGRAVATED FELONY.— For purposes of clause (ii) of subparagraph (A), an alien who has been convicted of an aggravated felony shall be considered to have been convicted of a particularly serious crime. "(ii) OFFENSES.—The Attorney General may designate by regulation offenses that will be considered to be a crime described in clause (ii) or (iii) of subparagraph (A). " (C) ADDITIONAL LIMITATIONS. — The Attorney General may by regulation establish additional limitations and conditions, consistent with this section, under which an alien shall be ineligible for asylum under paragraph (1). "(D) NO JUDICIAL REVIEW.— There shall be no judicial review of a determination of the Attorney General under subparagraph (A)(v). "(3) TREATMENT OF SPOUSE AND CHILDREN. —^A spouse or child (as defined in section 101(b)(1)(A), (B), (C), (D), or (E)) of an alien who is granted asylum under this subsection may, if not otherwise eligible for asylum under this section, be granted the same status as the alien if accompanying, or following to join, such alien. "(c) ASYLUM STATUS. — "(1) IN GENERAL.—In the case of an alien granted asylum under subsection (b), the Attorney General— "(A) shall not remove or return the alien to the alien's country of nationality or, in the case of a person having no nationality, the country of the alien's last habitual residence; "(B) shall authorize the alien to engage in employment in the United States and provide the alien with appropriate endorsement of that authorization; and "(C) may allow the alien to travel abroad with the prior consent of the Attorney General. "(2) TERMINATION OF ASYLUM. —Asylum granted under subsection (b) does not convey a right to remain permanently in the United States, and may be terminated if the Attorney General determines that— "(A) the alien no longer meets the conditions described in subsection (b)(1) owing to a fundamental change in circumstances; "(B) the alien meets a condition described in subsection (b)(2); "(C) the alien may be removed, pursuant to a bilateral or multilateral agreement, to a country (other than the country of the alien's nationality or, in the case of an alien having no nationality, the country of the alien's last habitual residence) in which the alien's life or freedom would not be threatened on account of race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion, and where the alien is eligible to receive asylum or equivalent temporary protection; "(D) the alien has voluntarily availed himself or herself of the protection of the alien's country of nationality or, in the case of an alien having no nationality, the alien's country of last habitual residence, by returning to such