Questions and Answers: DHS Procedures for Implementation of EOIR Background Check Regulations for Aliens Seeking Relief or Protection from Removal   [open pdf - 96KB]

This document from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Answers 29 questions regarding Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR). Examples of the questions are: "1. What are the purposes of the Background Check Regulations issued by the Department of Justice's Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) at 70 FR 4743 (January 31, 2005)(codified at 8 C.F.R. §§ 1003.1, 1003.19, 1003.47, 1208.4, 1208.10, and 1208.14)? 2. What procedures has DHS implemented to ensure that the identity, background and security checks are completed and do not delay the EOIR proceedings? What are the principal applications that must be submitted to the USCIS service centers? Can I also submit copies of applications for Section 212(c) waivers and for other waivers of grounds of inadmissibility that I must file with EOIR? Where should I submit and pay the fees for petitions such as the Form I-130 (Petition for Alien Relative), Form I-140 (Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker), and the Form I-751 (Petition to Remove the Conditions on Residence)? [and] 5. I have an application pending with the immigration court or the BIA for relief or protection. Where should I file a Form I-765 for an Employment Authorization Document (EAD) while I am in removal proceedings?"

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