\ slb \ SERVICE LAW BOOKS MENU \ TITLE 8 OF CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS (8 CFR) \ 8 CFR PART 1240 -- PROCEEDINGS TO DETERMINE REMOVABILITY OF ALIENS IN THE UNITED STATES (Chapter I part 240 was redesigned and duplicated as chapter V, part 1240, 2/28/03; 68 FR 9824) (Part 1240 was further amended to change reference citations, 3/5/03, 68 FR 10349) (Part 240 revised effective 4/1/97, previous part 240 redesignated as part 244; 62 FR 10312) \ § 1240.15 Appeals.
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Pursuant to 8 CFR part
, an appeal shall lie from a decision of an immigration judge to the Board of Immigration Appeals, except that no appeal shall lie from an order of removal entered in absentia. The procedures regarding the filing of a Form EOIR 26, Notice of Appeal, fees, and briefs are set forth in §§
of this chapter. An appeal shall be filed within 30 calendar days after the mailing of a written decision, the stating of an oral decision, or the service of a summary decision. The filing date is defined as the date of receipt of the Notice of Appeal by the Board of Immigration Appeals. The reasons for the appeal shall be stated in the Notice of Appeal in accordance with the provisions of §
of this chapter. Failure to do so may constitute a ground for dismissal of the appeal by the Board pursuant to §
of this chapter. (Amended 1/22/01;
66 FR 6436