LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Alexander Almonte

Motion to Reopen

Motion to Reopen, abbreviated as “MTR” (noun) – a legal writ moving a court or an agency to re-open the previously completed legal matter.A motion to reopen, if grated, vacates the prior order of removal. Nken v. Holder, 556 U.S. 418, 429n.1 (2009).

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