Immigration Law

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Complaint Filed Against Chief Immigration Judge
Posted on 23 Dec 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Bryan S. Johnson, Dec. 22, 2017 - "The following complaint was filed today against Chief Immigration Judge, MaryBeth Keller for ordering immigration judges to disregard special legal protections for unaccompanied children as mandated by 8 USC 1232... Read More

OCIJ Issues Friend of Court Guidance Memo re Unaccompanied Minors
Posted on 11 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

The Friend of the Court Model for Unaccompanied Minors in Immigration Proceedings - Office of the Chief Immigration Judge, September 10, 2014 . Read More

OCIJ Issues New Version of Immigration Court Practice Manual
Posted on 5 Feb 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

E-Mail from USDOJ, Feb. 5, 2016 - "The Office of the Chief Immigration Judge is issuing a new version of the Immigration Court Practice Manual to facilitate ease of online use. New features of the Practice Manual include internal hyperlinks and a... Read More

Docketing Practices Relating to Unaccompanied Children Cases: OCIJ Letter
Posted on 1 Oct 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This summer, we added new priorities to our pre-existing priority for detained cases. These new priorities include cases involving unaccompanied children (UCs), adults with children who are detained (AWC/D) and adults with children who are released... Read More

OCIJ OPPM 15-01: Hearing Procedures for Cases Covered by New DHS Priorities and Initiatives
Posted on 7 Apr 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This Operating Policies and Procedures Memorandum (OPPM) provides background and guidance on hearings for aliens who might be covered by new immigration-related enforcement priorities and initiatives established by the Department of Homeland Security... Read More