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Motions to Reopen an Immigration Law Case

Put Your Case in the Hands of a New York City Attorney

A motion to reopen is a request to the immigration judge or Board of Immigration Appeals that issued the unfavorable decision to review its decision based on new facts. If you have lost your immigration court proceedings, there are still options available to you. By submitting a motion to reopen your case, it may be possible to introduce new evidence and have a court grant it to you. By working with the Law Office of Patricia M. Machado, P.C., you will have an experienced Manhattan immigration lawyer on your side who understands how to strengthen your case.

Call (646) 355-1560 to schedule a consultation about motions to reopen your immigration case. Our immigration lawyer is ready to help.

Can I Reopen My Immigration Case?

Yes, you may reopen your case if the final decision on your case was unfavorable. In fact, you are able to file a motion to reopen even if your case is not eligible for an appeal. If you are considering this, speak with our New York City immigration lawyer immediately. Motions to reopen need to be filed within a 90 day period, so it’s important that you contact the Law Office of Patricia M. Machado, P.C. as soon as possible.

How Do I File a Motion to Reopen?

In order to file a motion to reopen, the motion must have new facts and evidence . You will need to be supported by affidavits or other documentary evidence showing your eligibility at the time you filed the underlying application.

To file a motion to reopen you must prove:

  • Evidence was not material
  • Initial evidence was not correctly submitted with the petition or application
  • Request for evidence was sent to an incorrect address or not sent at all.
  • Request for evidence was adhered to in the correct window of time

Years of Experience & Affordable Representation

There are many benefits to having representation in your case. The legal system can be complicated and confusing. With our firm on your side, you have an advocate to attend meetings, adhere to timelines, review any paperwork, and provide strong guidance each step of the process. Many times a simple mistake or lack of legal knowledge can be the reason a case is lost.

With an attorney on your side, you greatly increase your chances of a positive outcome. We have decades of experience handling legal cases and working in the local court system. Start with a consultation where we can review your case and provide an honest opinion on whether or not you have grounds for a motion to reopen or other option.

To seek out legal representation that puts you first, contact the Law Office of Patricia M. Machado, P.C. online or call (646) 355-1560.

We Will Fight to Give Your Case The Best Possibility For Success.