Q: What does "NO REPRESENTATIVE OF RECORD" mean in plain english Thank you R. Conlan
A: Hey, it means you don’t have a Lawyer or a G-28 on record to prove that you do.
Do you need representation? Let me know more about your case.
A: You have not retained an attorney to represent you in the court proceedings. In immigration court, you are not entitled to have an attorney appointed if you cannot afford one, you must find a private attorney on your own.
A: It means that you represent yourself. If you have an attorney, then the attorney has not been able to entered a properly prepared appearance form to the satisfaction of USCIS, ICE, or the Department of Justice. It can also mean that one of the agencies did not see the form attached to the documentation.
You have the right to hire an attorney, but not the right to free legal services, in immigration matters, which includes removal proceedings in immigration court.
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