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Judges have been asked to volunteer to appear at the court.
EOIR said that lawyers may appear in person at Varick St. in front of judges who will be video teleconferenced in, or travel to Texas
The court was closed for a day after a court staffer tested positive but it was reopened on Wednesday.
EOIR closed the Varick St. immigration court on Monday after a court staffer tested positive.
The court closed all hearings at immigration court – with a few exceptions, including children who are in federal custody.
The courts remain open despite pleas from attorneys and judges
A program in New York is hoping to create a public defender system for immigrants in immigration courts.
The sudden changes may imperil detainees seeking to stay in the U.S.