EOIR, June 11, 2020
"This Policy Memorandum (PM) is effective immediately and supersedes PM 20-10, Immigration Court Practices During the Declared National Emergency Concerning the COVID-19 Outbreak (Mar. 18, 2020) and Addendum to PM 20-10 (Mar...
Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 115 / Monday, June 15, 2020
"The Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security (collectively, “the Departments”) propose to amend the regulations governing credible fear determinations...
DOJ OIG, June 2020
"We found weaknesses in EOIR's budget planning process, and identified three factors that contributed to these weaknesses. First, EOIR leadership failed to coordinate effectively with its budget staff and with the JMD on...
TRAC, June 3, 2020
" EOIR's Data Release on Asylum So Deficient Public Should Not Rely on Accuracy of Court Records
TRAC has concluded that the data updated through April 2020 it has just received on asylum and other applications for relief...
Tanvi Misra, Roll Call, May 27, 2020
"The Justice Department offered buyouts to pre-Trump administration career members on its influential immigration appeals board as part of an ongoing effort to restructure the immigration court system with new...
[NOTE: Two of the four new ACIJs have no immigration law experience, yet they will hear cases.]
EOIR, May 22, 2020
"The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today announced four new assistant chief immigration judges (ACIJs). ACIJs...
EOIR/DHS, May 10, 2020
"The Departments of Justice and Homeland Security continue to take necessary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by limiting in-person interaction. To this end, the Departments have made the following adjustments to...
EOIR/DHS, May 1, 2020
"The Departments of Justice and Homeland Security have extended the temporary postponement of Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP). Hearings scheduled through, and including, June 1, 2020, will be rescheduled. As the Departments...
NIPNLG, Apr. 8, 2020
" Temporary Restraining Order Requested to Stop Dangerous EOIR and ICE Policies During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Immigration groups today moved for an emergency temporary restraining order (TRO) against the Executive Office for...
EOIR, Apr. 3, 2020
"This Policy Memorandum (PM) updates EOIR's policies regarding permissible signatures on documents filed with the immigration courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals. As of March 31, 2020, EOIR has begun accepting digital...
EOIR, Mar. 31, 2020
"The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) has established temporary email accounts for immigration courts nationwide to facilitate electronic filing for all parties while the rollout of the EOIR Court and Appeals System...
NAIJ, Mar. 30, 2020
"During this historic and unprecedented pandemic, the immigration courts are in the midst of a crisis created by EOIR. One current immigration judge who is a U.S. military veteran summarized the state of affairs:
This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 04/01/2020
"This rule amends the Department of Justice regulations relating to the organization of the Board of Immigration Appeals (“Board”) by adding two Board...
Read this letter dated Mar. 23, 2020 from the Association of Deportation Defense Attorneys to EOIR administrators in New York City.
DHS, Mar. 23, 2020
"Due to circumstances resulting from COVID-19, all Migrant Protection Protocol (MPP) master calendar and merit hearings presently scheduled through April 22 will be rescheduled. Neither the MPP program nor any hearings will be...