Practice Advisory: Post-Departure Motions to Reopen and Reconsider

Last Updated

November 14, 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 with the Center for Human Rights and International Justice at Boston College, provides information on the legal issues surrounding post-departure motions to reopen or reconsider and includes a chart of principal cases by circuit court.