Immigration Law

Recent Posts

Whose Court Is This Anyway?
Posted on 2 Apr 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

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... Read More

DOJ OIG Blasts Senior EOIR Executive
Posted on 8 Jun 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DOJ OIG, June 6, 2017 - INVESTIGATIVE SUMMARY - Findings Concerning Improper Hiring Practices, Inappropriate Interactions with Subordinates and a Contractor, and False Statements by a Senior Executive with the Executive Office for Immigration Review ... Read More

Tags: eoir , oig , justice , DOJ

Justice Department Issues Negative Report on EOIR Management of BIA, Immigration Courts
Posted on 1 Nov 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The OIG found that immigration court performance reports are incomplete and overstate the actual accomplishments of these courts. These flaws in EOIR’s performance reporting preclude the Department from accurately assessing the courts’... Read More

Tags: report , bia , eoir , oig , DOJ

DOJ OIG Report: Nepotism at EOIR
Posted on 10 Nov 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Federal investigators found rampant nepotism in recent years within the agency that oversees U.S. immigration courts, including three top officials who used their positions to help relatives land paid internships. In a report this week , Justice... Read More

Tags: nepotism , report , eoir , oig , DOJ