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What is administrative closure in immigration court?

What is administrative closure in immigration court Lawyer, Houston, TexasWhen individuals are in removal or deportation proceedings, their cases are handled by the Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR) otherwise known as the immigration court.

What is administrative closure?

It is a form of immigration relief that will allow the immigration judge to temporarily “close” a case. Usually, administrative closure is given when immigration judges are aware that a foreign national is not be eligible to obtain legal immigration status in the United States, but there are compelling reasons why the foreign national should not be deported (i.e. s/he is a parent to minor U.S. born children).

Can I travel internationally or leave the United States after my case was administratively closed?

No. We do not recommend traveling. Administrative closure is not the same thing as having your case dismissed or terminated.

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