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Individual aliens who cannot be removed due to country of origin circumstances (e.g. natural disaster, stateless, CAA, etc.) should be given notice of (indefinitely) deferred removal proceedings, rather than holding a full immigration hearing and issuing an unenforceable order of removal. The NTA could still be placed in the A-file and considered by CIS in evaluating future petitions.
Paper documents are subject to reasonable retention periods and procedures. Valuable records are ultimately transferred to NARA, and stale records are scheduled for destruction. Although FRCP 26 (discovery rule) has extended the definition of "documents" in litigation to electronic data, reasonable limits have not been placed on retention of such data. Agencies in litigation are called upon to search and produce obsolete, ...more »