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Immigration Law

Are You the Next Asst. Chief Immigration Judge?

EOIR Job Opening

"ASSISTANT CHIEF IMMIGRATION JUDGE

Job Description: As Assistant Chief Immigration Judge, the incumbent serves as a principal assistant to the Chief Immigration Judge and/or Principle Deputy Chief Immigration Judge and Regional Deputy Chief Immigration Judges in managing and coordinating Immigration Judge activities throughout the United States and in supervising the administrative operations of the program. As necessary, the incumbent also presides as an Immigration Judge in formal, quasi-judicial hearings, and enters decisions that are final, subject to appeal to the Board of Immigration Appeals.

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the Chief Immigration Judge and/or Deputy Chief Immigration Judge in managing and coordinating Immigration Judge activities and in supervising the administrative operations of the program.
  • Assisting in development of policy and procedure for the operations of the program, determining and accounting for resource needs, evaluating and adjusting broad objectives as needed, determining need for and effecting changes in organizational structure and delegation of authority, and establishing effective internal and external communication channels.
  • Participating with the Chief Immigration Judge and/or Principle Deputy Chief Immigration Judge and Regional Deputy Chief Immigration Judge in the formulation of Executive Office for Immigration Review programs and policies.
  • Analyzing programs and projects and prepares reports to the OCIJ leadership, recommending adoption or rejection of policy changes.
  • Providing legal counsel and advice to the OCIJ leadership on matters pertaining to the Immigration and Nationality Act and all other applicable law.

Salary: $160,544 - $187,300 per year

Application Deadline: Tuesday, November 22, 2022"