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AILA Doc. No. 20061500 | Dated June 15, 2020 | File Size: 737 KDownload the Document
AILA, the American Immigration Council, CLINIC, HRF, NIJC, and NIPNLG sent a letter to EOIR Director McHenry in response to EOIR’s decision to resume non-detained immigration court hearings during the worldwide spread of COVID-19.
EOIR’s decision to resume non-detained hearings during this national public health emergency is premature and will not only affect the health and safety of the community, but also impact the fundamental fairness of immigration court proceedings.
We ask that EOIR issue a new policy memorandum to incorporate the following recommendations:
Please circulate this letter widely and share on social media. Here is a link to AILA National’s tweet about the letter.
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