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Immigration Law

Immigration Courts: Operational Status (Mar. 25, 2020)

EOIR, Mar. 25, 2020 (as of 8:54 a.m. Mountain Time)

"IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT EOIR'S AUTOMATED CASE INFORMATION APPLICATION AND HOTLINE

Case status and hearing date information may not be updated for those cases postponed due to operational changes during the coronavirus pandemic. Following the issuance of a new hearing notice, such information will be updated. As always, court documents such as notices are your official source of information.

INFORMATION REGARDING MPP HEARINGS

Due to circumstances resulting from COVID-19, all Migrant Protection Protocol (MPP) master calendar and merit hearings presently scheduled through April 22 will be rescheduled. Neither the MPP program nor any hearings will be cancelled. 

 Any individual with an MPP hearing date through April 22 should present themselves at their designated port of entry on their previously scheduled date to receive a tear sheet and hearing notice containing their new hearing dates. DHS and EOIR are deeply committed to ensuring that individuals ‘have their day in court’ while also ensuring the health and safety of aliens, our frontline officers, immigration court professionals, and our citizens.

IMMIGRATION COURT OPERATIONAL STATUS

All non-detained hearings scheduled through April 10, 2020, have been postponed. Operational status listed below does not impact those postponements. In all courts, filings by ECAS or mail is preferred, and there is no requirement that documents be filed in personFiling deadlines for open courts remain. All detained cases are proceeding as usual."