Tag Archives: NTA

The Difference Between Administrative Closure and Termination of the Notice to Appear (NTA)

Administrative closure is simply a procedural convenience that can be used to temporarily remove a case from the immigration court’s calendar. Under the Morton Memo and the August 18th announcement, ICE attorneys and officers who have the authority to exercise prosecutorial … Continue reading

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My friend was picked up by the immigration officer, what is going to happen to her?

UPDATE: Many people appear to have misinterpreted the so called “Morton Memo” on Exercising Prosecutorial Discretion (and an August 18, 2011 announcement) to mean that there will be no more deportations (removal cases). This is not true! Both removal proceedings and removals will continue, however, ICE … Continue reading

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