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COVID-19: ICE temporarily allows filing Form I-246 through mail; extends initial check-in deadline

  1. Date Announced

    March 18, 2020

    ICE will temporarily permit the filing of Form I-246, Application for Stay of Deportation or Removal, by mail accompanied by money orders, certified funds, or requests for fee waivers, in lieu of in person filing. Detainees released from the Southwest Border will now be scheduled for initial reporting to a local field office 60 days after release, versus the current practice of scheduling such reporting in 30 days or less. [ID #972]

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Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Change in Practice
Agencies Affected: ICE

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