Immigration Law

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FOIA Results: Immigration Judges’ Conference Materials for 2018
Posted on 22 Aug 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Matthew Hoppock, Aug 21, 2018 - "Every summer the Immigration Judges from around the country meet in suburban Washington D.C. for a training session. The training materials are interesting, because they help us understand the IJs’ thinking... Read More

EOIR Swears in Eight Immigration Judges
Posted on 14 Mar 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

EOIR, Mar. 14, 2015 - "The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today announced the investiture of eight immigration judges. Acting Chief Immigration Judge Print Maggard presided over the investiture during a ceremony held March 11, 2016... Read More

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EOIR Swears In 15 Immigration Judges
Posted on 28 Jun 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

EOIR, June 27, 2016 - "The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today announced the investiture of 15 immigration judges. Acting Chief Immigration Judge Michael C. McGoings presided over the investiture during a ceremony held June 17, 2016... Read More

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EOIR Swears in Five Immigration Judges (Aug. 2, 2016)
Posted on 3 Aug 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

EOIR, Aug. 2, 2016 - "Elisa Castrolugo, Immigration Judge, Houston Immigration Court Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch appointed Elisa Castrolugo to begin hearing cases in August 2016. Judge Castrolugo earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1999... Read More

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Lawsuit Seeks to Learn How Government Responds to Complaints of Misconduct by Immigration Judges
Posted on 6 Jun 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

AILA, June 6, 2013 : "The public has a right to know whether the government adequately investigates and resolves complaints alleging misconduct by immigration judges, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) said in a lawsuit filed today... Read More

Immigration Judges Pushing for Independence
Posted on 17 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Federal immigration judges are urging Congress to liberate them from the Department of Justice, a dramatic bid for independence that could eventually open immigration court records to the public for the first time in US history. As lawmakers debate... Read More

Identities of Immigration Judges Shielded in FOIA Litigation: AILA v. EOIR
Posted on 30 Dec 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The conduct of the nation’s immigration judges has been the focus of considerable public concern in recent years. Seeking to shed additional light on this important issue, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (“AILA”) filed... Read More

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EOIR Adds Five New Immigration Judges
Posted on 7 May 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" Timothy R. Everett, Immigration Judge, Los Angeles Immigration Court Attorney General Eric Holder appointed Judge Everett in April 2013. Judge Everett received a bachelor of arts degree in 1980 from Louisiana State University; a master of arts... Read More

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DOJ Adds Two New Immigration Judges
Posted on 9 Nov 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

EOIR, Nov. 9, 2015 - "The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today announced the investiture of two immigration judges." Read More

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EOIR Swears In Nine Immigration Judges
Posted on 1 Feb 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

EOIR, Feb. 1, 2016 - "The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today announced the investiture of nine immigration judges. Acting Chief Immigration Judge Print Maggard presided over the investiture during a ceremony held Jan. 29, 2016,... Read More

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