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Velazquez v. Garland

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
23-929 10th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2024

Issue: Whether, when a noncitizen's voluntary-departure period ends on a weekend or public holiday, a motion to reopen filed the next business day is sufficient to avoid the penalties for failure to depart under 8 U.S.C. § 1229c(d)(1).

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 23 2024Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 28, 2024)
Feb 23 2024Pursuant to Rule 34.6 and Paragraph 9 of the Guidelines for the Submission of Documents to the Supreme Court's Electronic Filing System, filings in this case should be submitted in paper form only, and should not be submitted through the Court's electronic filing system.
Mar 20 2024Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 28, 2024 to April 29, 2024, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 21 2024Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 29, 2024.
Apr 17 2024Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 29, 2024 to May 15, 2024, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 18 2024Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including May 15, 2024.
May 15 2024Brief of respondent Merrick B. Garland, Attorney General in opposition filed.
Jun 03 2024Reply of petitioner Hugo Abisai Monsalvo Velazquez filed. (Distributed)
Jun 04 2024DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/20/2024.
Jun 28 2024DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 7/1/2024.
Jul 02 2024Petition GRANTED.
Jul 02 2024As Rule 34.6 provides, “If the Court schedules briefing and oral argument in a case that was governed by Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 5.2(c) or Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 49.1(c), the parties shall submit electronic versions of all prior and subsequent filings with this Court in the case, subject to [applicable] redaction rules.” Subsequent party and amicus filings in the case should now be submitted through the Court’s electronic filing system, with any necessary redactions.