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What if I Miss My Court Hearing?

Haroen Calehr April 17, 2017

What if I Miss My Court Hearing? It’s extremely important that you do not miss your immigration court hearing because, more often than not, the judges have a zero tolerance policy and will actually deport the alien what is called in absentia, not being there. So missing your immigration court hearing is probably one of the biggest mistakes that aliens make. More likely than not, once you miss your court appointment, you will be deported on paper, and it’s a very cumbersome and lengthy process to petition the court to change their mind and reopen your case. So it’s imperative that, if you are in proceedings, that you are proactive, that you keep checking with the clerk of when your next hearing is. Any time they move, they have to update their address. So this is extremely important that you prevent that from happening.