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DHS Notice Expanding the Categories of Persons Eligible for Expedited Removal

DHS notice expanding the categories of persons designated eligible for expedited removal. The categories of persons designated as eligible for expedited removal will now include:

  1. Noncitizens who did not arrive by sea, who are encountered anywhere in the United States more than 100 air miles from a U.S. international land border, and who have been continuously present in the United States for less than two years; and
  2. Noncitizens who did not arrive by sea, who are encountered within 100 air miles from a U.S. international land border, and who have been continuously present in the United States for at least 14 days but for less than two years.

The notice, including the new designation, is effective on 7/23/19. Comments may be submitted on or before 9/23/19. (84 FR 35409, 7/23/19)

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 19072200.

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