The Seventh Circuit has held that a petitioner subjected to a final administrative order of removal for non-lawful permanent resident convicted of an aggravated felony (FARO) has no standing to challenge the regulation that bars individuals subjects to FAROs from applying for asylum.  Asylum is a form of discretionary relief in which there is no liberty interest at stake, and thus, the petitioner cannot establish the regulation preventing him from applying for asylum has caused any actual injury to him.

The full text of Degaldo-Arteaga v. Sessions can be found here: