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

  1. Date Announced

    Dec. 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]

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Status: Reported
Type of Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: DACA Interior
Agencies Affected: ICE EOIR

Prior Policies

  • DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson enforcement priorities memo issued 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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