No. 20-5106 Consolidated with 20-5129.

1 F.4th 1100 (2021)

M.M.V., et al., Appellants v. Merrick B. GARLAND, Attorney General of the United States, et al., Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit.

Decided June 18, 2021.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Caroline J. Heller argued the cause for appellants. With her on the briefs were Gregory P. Copeland , Sarah T. Gillman , Steven G. Barringer , and James E. Gillenwater.

Erez Reuveni , Assistant Director, Office of Immigration Litigation, U.S. Department of Justice, argued the cause for appellees. With him on the brief were Ethan P. Davis , Acting Assistant Attorney General, and R. Craig Lawrence and Christopher C. Hair , Assistant U.S. Attorneys.

Before: Srinivasan, Chief Judge, Katsas, Circuit Judge, and Ginsburg, Senior Circuit Judge.

The plaintiffs here seek to challenge eleven alleged policies on how asylum officers conduct interviews in expedited-removal proceedings. As to ten of the policies, the district court lacked jurisdiction because either the policy was unwritten or the challenges to it were time-barred. As to the only other policy, which some...


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