Without knowing anything further about your case, most likely so that the "assistant district counsel", meaning the prosecutor, the attorney representing ICE can TAKE IT AWAY FROM YOU and place it in his/her file at ICE counsel's office desk until the conclusion of the removal proceedings they placed you into. Better make copies of BOTH documents prior to giving anything to the ICE counsel.
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You would be well served having an immigration attorney help you at the hearing.
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I agree with my colleagues, make copies and make sure you are represented by an attorney.
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