All in-person hearing and mediations except detention reviews postponed

Date Announced:

March 14, 2020

Active Period:

Until further notice.


As a result of the evolving situation relating to COVID-19, including developments across the country as recently as this weekend, this is to advise that effective Tuesday March 17, 2020, all in-​person hearings and mediations, other than detention reviews, will be postponed until further notice. Postponed hearings and mediations ​will be rescheduled promptly.

Departments and Agencies:

Immigration and Refugee Board

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:

Parties to immigration proceedings


detention | in-​person hearings | mediations

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