If you received a denial of your petition or application for immigration, then it’s important to understand that you may still have options. You may able to appeal the decision. However, you must act fast before the time to appeal runs out.
There are two types of appeals:
A Motion to Reopen is a written statement sent to the original decision maker requesting a review of its decision. This Motion must state new facts that will be provided in the reopened proceedings and must be supported by affidavits or other documentary evidence.
Motion to Reconsider, like a Motion to Reopen, is a written statement sent
to the original decision maker requesting a review of its decision. However,
a Motion to Reconsider must state new or additional legal arguments, establishing
that the prior decision of denial was incorrect based on the evidence
of record at the time the decision was made.
Generally, a Motion to Reopen or Reconsider must be filed within 30 days from the date the decision was made.
As an appellate action may be your last bite at the apple, you need to make sure that it is done timely and correctly. If you need to appeal an unfavorable immigration decision, then you need to contact the Law Offices of Jonny Kousa, P.L. We will make sure that the appellate procedure is followed properly, your request to appeal is filed timely, and that your appellate brief is drafted wisely. Contact a Florida Immigration Appellate Attorney in Coconut Creek at (954) 626-8071. Whether you live in West Palm Beach, Coral Springs, Fort Lauderdale, Plantation, Hollywood, or Miami Beach, we have an office location close to you. Our firm serves all counties in South Florida, including Palm Beach County, Broward County, and Miami-Dade County.
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