Immigration Law

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Jeffrey S. Chase: Matter of A-B- Being Misapplied by EOIR, DHS
Posted on 14 Jul 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jeffrey S. Chase, July 13, 2018 - "One month after Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued his cruel, misguided decision in Matter of A-B- , we are seeing the first signs of how the decision is being implemented by the BIA, USCIS, and ICE. ... Read More

Criminal Trial Date Set for Immigration Attorney Charged With Using Electronic Device in Court: USA v. Rebecca Moriello
Posted on 24 Jun 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Official EOIR policy permits attorneys to use their electronics in court: "Attorneys or representatives of record, active members of a State Bar, and attorneys from the Department of Homeland Security representing the government in proceedings... Read More

EOIR Electronic Filing Pilot Program
Posted on 23 Jun 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 122 / Monday, June 25, 2018 - "The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) is creating a voluntary pilot program to test an expansion of electronic filing for cases filed with the immigration courts and the... Read More

Advance Copy of EOIR Electronic Filing Pilot Program
Posted on 22 Jun 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 06/25/2018 - "The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) is creating a voluntary pilot program to test an expansion of electronic filing for cases filed with the immigration... Read More

Excerpts From the Jan. 1, 2013 Bender's Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 20 Dec 2012 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

USCIS Issues Policy Memo on International Filings On November 30, 2012, USCIS issued a final policy memorandum outlining the circumstances in which applicants may file Form I-601 (Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility) and any associated... Read More

EOIR Memo: Case Priorities and Immigration Court Performance Measures (Jan. 17, 2018)
Posted on 18 Jan 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

EOIR, James R. McHenry III, Jan. 17, 2018 - "This memorandum is effective immediately, applies prospectively to all new cases filed and to all immigration court cases reopened, recalendared, or remanded, and serves to rescind the January 31, 2017... Read More

News Excerpts From the Dec. 1, 2015, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 30 Nov 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

EOIR Appoints New Immigration Judges and Assistant Chief Immigration Judges | In November, the Executive Office for Immigration Review announced the appointment of two new immigration judges and six new assistant chief immigration judges. Jonathan... Read More

News Excerpts From The Jan. 1, 2014, Bender's Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 19 Dec 2013 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

EOIR Issues New Guidance Following Settlement of Asylum Clock Suit | On December 2, 2013, the Office of the Chief Immigration Judge issued two memoranda concerning implementation of the employment authorization “clock” for asylum applicants... Read More

AILA Nabs Some Immigration Judges' Names In FOIA Fight (Law360)
Posted on 21 Nov 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

David Simpson, Law360, Nov. 20, 2017 - "A D.C. federal judge ruled Friday that the names of 14 immigration judges who’ve been subject to numerous complaints should be unredacted by the Executive Office for Immigration Review, granting a partial... Read More

News Excerpts From the Oct. 1, 2014, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 23 Sep 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

California Housing and Employment Department Issues New Guidelines on U Visas | On September 10, 2014, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing issued a directive expanding the grounds for which it will provide certifications to noncitizens... Read More

SIFI Files Complaint Regarding EOIR Practices at Irwin County Detention Center
Posted on 11 Mar 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

SPLC SIFI, Mar. 7, 2018 - "We write now to lodge a complaint based on observations of Atlanta Immigration Court hearings for persons detained at the Irwin County Detention Center (ICDC), a privately-operated facility where at any given time, nearly... Read More

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