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ICE will no longer automatically stay removal during pendency of congressional private-bill investigative report

  1. Original Date Announced

    May 5, 2017

    ICE will no longer automatically stay removal when Congress requests an investigative report regarding the beneficiary of a proposed private immigration bill. ICE will consider a six-month stay per beneficiary only if it receives an express congressional request, independent of a request for an investigative report. [ID #262]

    ICE Directive: Policy Number 5004.1- Stays of Removal and Private Immigration Bills
  2. Effective Date

    May 5, 2017

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: Interior
Agencies Affected: ICE

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