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Immigration Law

EOIR Adds 24 New IJs

EOIR, Oct. 27, 2021

"The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today announced 24 new Immigration Judges, including four Assistant Chief Immigration Judges and two Unit Chief Immigration Judges. These 24 adjudicators join the newest member of the Board of Immigration Appeals, Appellate Immigration Judge Andrea Saenz. EOIR recognizes that a diverse and inclusive bench reflects the public we serve, and the agency encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to join our corps of dedicated adjudicators. Please watch for the next Immigration Judge Job Opportunity Announcement, which the agency expects to post in January 2022. For more information about the how to apply, please contact EOIR at PAO.EOIR@usdoj.gov to prepare to join the distinguished class named below. After a thorough application process, Attorney General Merrick B. Garland appointed Assistant Chief Immigration Judges Jaime Diaz, Brandon C. Jaroch, Noelle Sharp, and Rebecca J. Walters; Unit Chief Immigration Judges Ellen L. Karesh and Steve Mannion; and Immigration Judges Lori K. Adams, Alisha C. Campos, Roel Canales, Daniel Caudillo, Jamee E. Comans, Louis A. Gordon, Terese Tadros Ibarra, Thanos Kanellakos, Steven M. Kirchner, Victoria A. Levin, Shira M. Levine, Paul N. Medved, Robert A. Ratliff, Kandra K. Robbins, Mark D. Sameit, Karen W. Schulz, Frank Seminerio, and Andrea M. Siebert to their new positions. Biographical information follows..."