This practice pointer provides a summary and analysis of USCIS's June 28, 2018 policy memo which expands the situations in which USCIS will issue a Notice to Appear in connection with adjudicating a request for immigration benefits.
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On November 15, 2018, USCIS conducted its second stakeholder call addressing the incremental implementation of the June 28, 2018 USCIS Policy Memo on Notice to Appear Issuance (NTA PM).
October 5, 2018
On June 28, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a policy memorandum that would expand the types of cases where USCIS will issue a Notice to Appear (NTA) in the course of adjudicating an application, petition, or request for an immigration benefit.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service issued new policy guidance on June 28, 2018, outlining when to issue a Notice to Appear, or NTA, against a removable noncitizen. Overall, the guidance dramatically increases the situations that will trigger when an NTA is issued by USCIS, and will likely lead to more people being placed in removal proceedings.