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Preserving the One-Year Filing Deadline for Asylum Cases Stuck in the Immigration Court Backlog

This practice advisory discusses practical steps that attorneys can take to preserve their clients’ asylum claims where the master calendar hearing is scheduled beyond the one-year filing deadline. These steps include filing affirmatively with the Asylum Office, lodging with the immigration court, and filing a motion to advance the master calendar hearing.

Published On: Wednesday, January 6, 2016 | Download File