Motions for a Continuance

Motions for a Continuance

March 22, 2018

This Practice Advisory provides a practitioner-focused overview of motions to continue a case in removal proceedings, from the basics of making the motion to advanced issues of jurisdictional bars to appellate review of continuances. It provides a broad overview of the use of continuances in immigration court and case law establishing scenarios where continuances are presumptively appropriate. It also addresses recent guidance from the Executive Office of Immigration Review that incentivizes immigration judges to expedite cases and offers strategies to oppose the recent rise in government opposition to motions for a continuance.

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