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As part of the Board of Immigration Appeals’ overall effort to enhance customer service, the Board has issued the three attached documents to provide basic information to persons involved in proceedings before the Board and to answer frequently asked questions about appeals and motions. Picture of Pen and Tablet

Update(s): Click here for an overview of the revisions to the BIA Practice Manual and Questions and Answers Regarding Proceedings.

Questions and Answers Regarding Proceedings

The answers to questions often asked by people with cases before the Board.
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Questions and Answers Regarding Oral Argument

Guides attorneys and representatives through the oral argument process.
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BIA Practice Manual

The Practice Manual guides attorneys and representatives on practice before the Board.

Practice Manual Quick Navigation

Introduction (Cover Page)

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To Download entire Practice Manual as one document click here: PDF 10.1MB

For the Immigration Court Practice Manual, click here