Tacoma, WA asked in Immigration Law for Washington

Q: How can one benefit either work authorisation,travel..when his removal proceedings case has been administively closed?

I applied for asylum and was to attend my hearing next month but i instead received a letter indicatin "motion to administively close removal proceedings"can i get work authorisation or travel documents while in this status?How can i benefit from this and for how long should it remain closed?

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Rebecca White
Rebecca White
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Seattle, WA
  • Licensed in Washington

A: Employment authorization will depend upon whether the court stopped the clock or if 180 days had passed since the application was filed. Travel is not advisable, even with advance parole.

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