Individuals seeking to reopen their immigration proceedings after departing or being removed from the United States face significant hurdles. This practice advisory, co-authored with the Center for Human Rights and International Justice at Boston College, provides information on the legal issues surrounding post-departure motions to reopen or reconsider and includes a chart of principal cases by circuit court.
Resources on Motions to Reopen
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The Trump Administration’s September 5, 2017 DACA rescission has left DACA recipients in limbo and prompted many questions on what comes next for this vulnerable population. Practitioners representing DACA recipients must consider permanent relief options in each DACA client’s case and prepare for the possibility of removal proceedings. These practice advisories provide practitioners guidance on immigration law matters relevant to DACA recipients.