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      house Committees
      House Committee on the Judiciary
      Immigration and Border Security
    IntroducedMarch 19th, 2009

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Title

Access to Justice Act

Official Title

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish a right for an alien to file a motion to reopen a case in removal proceedings if the alien can demonstrate that counsel or a certified representative provided deficient performance.

Summary

Access to Justice Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize an alien to file a motion to reopen a case in removal proceedings on the grounds that counsel or a certified representative provided deficient performance.