Federal Agencies, Agency Memos & Announcements

ICYMI: EOIR to Resume Hearings in Non-Detained Cases in Certain Immigration Courts

5/17/21 AILA Doc. No. 21051730. Removal & Relief

EOIR plans to resume non-detained individual and master calendar hearings in limited numbers at the following immigration courts on July 6, 2021: Dallas, El Paso, Ft. Snelling, Harlingen, Houston, Houston – S. Gessner Road, Houston – Greenspoint Park Drive, Kansas City, Memphis, New York – Broadway, New York – Federal Plaza, New York – Varick, Portland, San Antonio, and San Juan. Hearings in non-detained cases that are scheduled at these courts are postponed through July 3. Noncitizens (or representatives) who have not received a notice of reset hearing by June 22 should expect scheduled hearings to proceed. EOIR also noted that the option to file by email at these courts will end on September 4, 2021.

In a separate stakeholder notice, EOIR noted: “As of July 6, 2021, all immigration courts will be holding limited hearings, applying relevant Federal best practices related to communicable disease.”

Cite as AILA Doc. No. 21051730.