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Reported: ICE asking immigration courts to reopen DACA recipients' removal cases

  1. Original Date Announced

    December 21, 2019

    CNN reports at least 14 recent cases from immigration attorneys where ICE asks immigration courts to reopen removal cases for DACA recipients with no criminal record or a minor record. [ID #439]

    CNN: ICE reopening long-closed deportation cases against Dreamers

Current Status

Not in effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Reported
Trump Administration Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Interior DACA
Agencies Affected: ICE EOIR

Pre Trump-Era Policies

  • November 20, 2014

    DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson enforcement priorities memo issued on November 20, 2014, prioritized enforcement of immigration laws against noncitizens who posed a danger to national security or had been convicted of certain felonies (Priority 1); noncitizens who were convicted of certain misdemeanors and had significantly abused the visa or visa waiver program (Priority 2); noncitizens who had been issued a final order of removal on or after January 1, 2014 (Priority 3).

    Policies for the Apprehension, Detention, and Removal of Undocumented Immigrants (Nov. 20, 2014)

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