Asked in Immigration Law for Massachusetts

Q: If a 1203.4 was granted in CA on a first time cont-substance, is it enough to disturb the immigration removal in 1st dis

The original immigration proceedings started in CA .. but due to a change of venue the final removal order was given in MA- I know the 9th district and the 1st district treat immigration matters differently, but what rules apply when attempting to reopen?

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Joshua L. Goldstein
Joshua L. Goldstein
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Licensed in Massachusetts

A: File your motion to reopen with Boston immigration court, if that court issued the final order of removal, and no appeal to the Board of Immigration Appeals was filed. Boston is in the First Circuit so First Circuit law would apply.

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