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Practice Advisories

Post-Departure Motions to Reopen and Reconsider (Nov. 2019)

Individuals seeking to reopen their immigration proceedings after departing or being removed from the United States face significant hurdles. This practice advisory, co-authored by the Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) and the CHRIJ, provides information on the legal issues surrounding post-departure motions to reopen or reconsider and includes a chart of principal cases by circuit court.