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DOJ/EOIR RIN: 1125-AB03 Publication ID: Fall 2023 
Title: Good Cause for a Continuance in Immigration Proceedings 

The Department of Justice (Department) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that proposed to define "good cause," in the context of continuances, adjournments, and postponements, in the immigration regulations.  The Department is planning to publish a Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on this topic.

Agency: Department of Justice(DOJ)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 8 CFR 1003    8 CFR 1240   
Legal Authority: 5 U.S.C. 301    6 U.S.C. 521    8 U.S.C. 1101    8 U.S.C. 1103    8 U.S.C. 1154 to 1155    8 U.S.C. 1158    28 U.S.C. 509 to 510   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  11/27/2020  85 FR 75925   
NPRM Comment Period End  12/28/2020 
Interim Final Rule  12/00/2023 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Raechel Horowitz
Chief, Immigration Law Division, Office of Policy
Department of Justice
Executive Office for Immigration Review
5107 Leesburg Pike, Suite 1800,
Falls Church, VA 22041
Phone:703 305-0289