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Third Circuit Says Defective NTA Cannot Be Cured by Subsequent Notice of Hearing Containing Omitted Information

The court held that the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Pereira v. Sessions abrogated the Third Circuit’s decision in Orozco-Velasquez v. Attorney General, and thus found that, for purposes of the stop-time rule, a deficient Notice to Appear (NTA) that omits the time and date of appearance may not be cured with a later Notice of Hearing that provides the missing information.

Ninth Circuit Grants Rehearing En Banc in Case Involving Defective NTA Under Pereira

The Ninth Circuit granted rehearing en banc to revisit its prior decision filed on May 22, 2019, which held that a Notice to Appear that is defective under Pereira v. Sessions cannot be cured by a subsequent Notice of Hearing and therefore does not terminate the residence period required for cancellation of removal.

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