Drafting Motion to Reopen

This page contains sample motions to reopen in several different types of cases.


Required Step

Complete EOIR E-registry

In order to enter an appearance on behalf of your client in immigration court, you must first register to practice before the immigration court by completing EOIR’s E-registry process. It is a two-step process involving online registration followed by in-person verification of your identity at your local immigration court.

Required Form

Fillable EOIR-28

You must file this form at or before your client’s first Master Calendar hearing in order to be entered as the attorney of record on your client’s case.

Sample

Sample MTR: Timely, New Evidence

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Sample

Supplement to Timely, New Evidence

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Sample

Supplement to Timely, New Evidence

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Sample

MTR: In Absentia, Lack of Notice

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