Jeffrey S. Chase, July 5, 2019
"On July 2, the Department of Justice published final regulations impacting how decisions of immigration judges will be reviewed, both on appeal to the Board of Immigration Appeals and by certification to the Attorney...
Hon. Paul Wickham Schmidt, July 1, 2019
"No, it isn’t as dramatic as pictures of drowned families and caged toddlers. But, the effects of the latest move by those running our U.S. Immigration Courts and their political handlers could turn...
Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 127 / Tuesday, July 2, 2019
"The Department of Justice (Department) is publishing this final rule (“final rule” or “rule”) to amend the regulations regarding the administrative review procedures...
NAIJ, May 13, 2019
"National Assn. of Immigration Judges Say DOJ’s “Myths v. Facts” Filled with Errors and Misinformation
DOJ Document Demonstrates the Need for an Independent Immigration Court Say Judges
This month the Department...
In May 2019 EOIR posted this " MYTHS vs FACTS ABOUT IMMIGRATION PROCEEDINGS ."
On May 13, 2019 a "Round Table" of former Immigration Judges and BIA members posted this reaction against EOIR "propaganda."
Also on May 13...
TRAC, Apr. 23, 2019
"... It appears that the government itself does not actually know what happens to those it arrests at the border. It admits it lacks the ability to reliably follow cases when they pass from one agency of DHS to another - such...
Tal Kopan, San Francisco Chronicle, Washington Bureau, Apr. 12, 2019
"Attorney General William Barr is making his first major moves on immigration policy since his confirmation, setting up big changes for the courts that decide whether immigrants...
Matthew Hoppock, Apr. 5, 2019
"Starting in September, 2018 the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) started producing this publication called the “EOIR Morning Briefing.” They’re not quite daily and they look like a...
EOIR Policy Memo dated Mar. 29, 2019, effective May 1, 2019
"[I]t is appropriate for EOIR to adopt a formal policy of "no dark courtrooms" and to direct OCIJ managers to ensure, to the maximum extent practicable, that all blocks of available...
Lorelei Laird, ABA Journal, April 2019
Immigration judges accuse executive branch of politicizing their courts
[Please read this detailed "deep dive" into the murky world of EOIR, including the Board of Immigration Appeals and the Immigration...
Editor's Note: This is the most important - and damning - exposé of the Immigration Courts to date. Please read every word.
Jeffrey S. Chase, Mar. 28, 2019
" The following is the transcript of my lecture on March 28, 2019 at Cornell...
Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 59 / Wednesday, March 27, 2019
"The Department of Justice (Department) is evaluating the possibility of revising the rules and procedures governing representation and appearance during proceedings before the Executive...
EOIR, Mar. 20, 2019
"... Attorneys or representatives of record and attorneys from the Department of Homeland Security representing the government in proceedings before EOIR will be permitted to use electronic devices in EOIR courtrooms for the...
EOIR, Mar. 18, 2019
"The Executive Office for Immigration Review today announced the investiture of 31 new immigration judges."
TRAC, Mar. 18, 2019
"The Immigration Court backlog continues to rise. As of February 28, 2019, the number of pending cases on the court's active docket topped eight hundred and fifty-five thousand (855,807) cases. This is an increase of over...