Six Immigration Courts to Resume Some Non-Detained Hearings

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The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) announced that the following six immigration courts will resume non-detained individual (merits) hearings and master calendar dockets involving small numbers of respondents on June 29, 2020 [PDF version]:

Boston Immigration Court
Buffalo Immigration Court
Dallas Immigration Court
Hartford Immigration Court
Las Vegas Immigration Court
New Orleans Immigration Court

Face coverings will be required for persons visiting these immigration courts, except for children under two years of age or individuals with medical conditions that prevent them from wearing face coverings. Individuals experiencing possible symptoms of the coronavirus (COVID-19), diagnosed with having the virus, or who has been exposed within the last 14 days will not be permitted to enter EOIR space. Respondents who may be affected should call their attorney or representative as soon as possible.

The option to file by mail at the six immigration courts listed in this notice and at the Batavia Immigration Court, LaSalle Immigration Court, and Oakdale Immigration Court will end on August 26, 2020.

Six Immigration Courts to Resume Some Non-Detained Hearings