\ 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) \ § 1240.53 Appeals.
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(a) Pursuant to 8 CFR part
, an appeal shall lie from a decision of an immigration judge to the Board, except that no appeal shall lie from an order of deportation 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. The reasons for the appeal shall be stated in the Form EOIR-26, 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
Prohibited appeals; legalization or applications
. An alien respondent defined in §
of this chapter who fails to file an application for adjustment of status to that of a temporary resident within the prescribed period(s), and who is thereafter found to be deportable by decision of an immigration judge, shall not be permitted to appeal the finding of deportability based solely on refusal by the immigration judge to entertain such an application in deportation proceedings.