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Immigration Lawyers Worry In-Person Appearances at Eloy Court Will Increase COVID-19 Risk The Arizona Republic reports that immigration lawyers are upset over a recent decision that forces a return to appear in person for hearings at the Eloy… 

BIA Rules on Failure to File an Application for Relief by Deadline Set by Immigration Judge

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The BIA ruled that after an immigration judge has set a deadline for filing relief, the respondent’s opportunity to file the application may be deemed waived, prior to a scheduled hearing, if the deadline passes without submission… 

Immigration lawyers are seeking video court appearances as the pandemic continues.

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On July 31, immigration lawyers in New Jersey filed a lawsuit against the DOJ, seeking to keep them from having to physically appear in court during the pandemic. Immigration courts recently began having hearings for non-detained immigrants… 

Immigration judges have sued the Trump administration over a rule barring them from speaking publicly.

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In January 2020, immigration judges received a notice from the Trump administration barring them from speaking publicly or to the press about what happens in their immigration courts. They were also barred from voicing their… 

NAIJ Submits Motion to File Amicus Brief in Lawsuit Against ICE and EOIR for Handling of Immigration Cases During COVID-19 Crisis

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The National Association of Immigration Judges (NAIJ) submitted a motion to file an amicus brief in NIPNLG, et. al. v. EOIR, et. al., a case filed by AILA, the Immigration Justice Campaign, the National Immigration Project of the… 

The Board of Immigration Appeals has issued a decision in Matter of J-J-G-, 27 I&N Dec. 808 (BIA 2020).

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on this BIA case: The Board of Immigration Appeals has issued a decision in Matter of J-J-G-, 27 I&N Dec. 808 (BIA 2020). Headnotes: (1) The exceptional and extremely unusual hardship for cancellation of removal is…