Immigration Law

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EOIR ANPRM on Limited Representation
Posted on 27 Mar 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

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... Read More

Seattle Non-Profit Sues Feds over 2008 Representation Rules: NWIRP v. Sessions
Posted on 9 May 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

NWIRP, May 8, 2017 - "Northwest Immigrant Rights Project filed a lawsuit in federal district court challenging an order from the Department of Justice instructing NWIRP to “cease and desist” from assisting unrepresented immigrants in... Read More

The Airport Lawyers Who Stood Up to Trump Are Under Attack
Posted on 21 May 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Rachel B. Tiven, The Nation, May 21, 2017 - "While the country has been fixated on President Trump’s firings, leaks, and outbursts involving the Department of Justice, that agency has itself been stealthily attacking our democracy by telling... Read More

Advance Copy of EOIR Proposed Rule: Separate Representation for Custody and Bond Proceedings
Posted on 16 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This document proposes to amend the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) regulations relating to the representation of aliens in custody and bond proceedings. Specifically, this rulemaking proposes to allow a representative before EOIR... Read More

EOIR Proposed Rule: Separate Representation for Custody and Bond Proceedings
Posted on 17 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This document proposes to amend the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) regulations relating to the representation of aliens in custody and bond proceedings. Specifically, this rulemaking proposes to allow a representative before EOIR... Read More

Nationwide Preliminary Injunction Blocks DOJ from Enforcing 'Cease and Desist' Letter Against NWIRP
Posted on 28 Jul 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

NWIRP v. Sessions, July 27, 2017 - "1. Plaintiffs’ Motion for Preliminary Injunction (Dkt. 37) is GRANTED. 2. Defendants Jefferson B. Sessions III, the United States Department of Justice, the Executive Office for Immigration Review, Juan Osuna... Read More

EOIR Rules (Two Final, One Proposed) in Oct. 1st Federal Register
Posted on 29 Sep 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

List of Pro Bono Legal Service Providers for Individuals in Immigration Proceedings - "This final rule adopts, as amended, the proposed rule entitled “List of Pro Bono Legal Service Providers for Aliens in Immigration Proceedings.” The... Read More

EOIR Set to Publish Representation Rules
Posted on 17 Sep 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

EOIR, Sept. 16, 2015 - EOIR Publishes Rules Regarding Legal Representation " The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today announced that the Deputy Attorney General has signed for publication in the Federal Register one proposed rule... Read More

EOIR Publishes Representation Rules
Posted on 1 Oct 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

1. Separate Representation for Custody and Bond Proceedings - "This final rule adopts, without change, the proposed rule ‘‘Separate Representation for Custody and Bond Proceedings’’ as published in the Federal Register on... Read More

Advance Copy of EOIR Final Rule: Recognition of Organizations and Accreditation of Non-Attorney Representatives
Posted on 17 Dec 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 12/19/2016 - "This rule amends the regulations governing the requirements and procedures for authorizing representatives of non-profit religious, charitable, social service, or... Read More