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Immigration Law

EOIR Proposed Rule: Electronic Filing, Case Access, Law Students

Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 234 / Friday, December 4, 2020

"The Executive Office for Immigration Review (“EOIR”) is proposing to implement electronic filing and records applications for all cases before the immigration courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals (“BIA”). The proposed rule would update the relevant regulations necessary to implement these electronic filing and records applications, including requiring certain users to file documents electronically and changes to service of process. EOIR further proposes clarifications to the regulations regarding law student filing and accompaniment procedures. DATES: Electronic comments must be submitted and written comments must be postmarked or otherwise indicate a shipping date on or before January 4, 2021. The electronic Federal Docket Management System at https:// will accept electronic comments until 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on that date."