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Practice Advisory: Video Hearings in Immigration Court: “Knotty” Issues of Venue and Choice of Law

Practice Advisory
Issue area
Removal Defense
Published: Dec. 21, 2022

This Practice Advisory will explain the different choices available for which circuit court should have venue over VTC removal hearings, and accordingly which circuit’s law applies. It will then discuss significant agency and federal court decisions addressing these issues. Finally, it will provide recommendations to practitioners on how to navigate these complex issues and advocate to best preserve their clients’ rights.