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EOIR Adds Five New Immigration Judges

" Timothy R. Everett, Immigration Judge, Los Angeles Immigration Court Attorney General Eric Holder appointed Judge Everett in April 2013. Judge Everett received a bachelor of arts degree in 1980 from Louisiana State University; a master of arts degree and a juris doctorate in 1986 from Tulane...

Lawsuit Seeks to Learn How Government Responds to Complaints of Misconduct by Immigration Judges

AILA, June 6, 2013 : "The public has a right to know whether the government adequately investigates and resolves complaints alleging misconduct by immigration judges, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) said in a lawsuit filed today in federal district court in Washington, D.C. ...

Immigration Judges Pushing for Independence

"Federal immigration judges are urging Congress to liberate them from the Department of Justice, a dramatic bid for independence that could eventually open immigration court records to the public for the first time in US history. As lawmakers debate immigration legislation, the judges have intensified...

Identities of Immigration Judges Shielded in FOIA Litigation: AILA v. EOIR

"The conduct of the nation’s immigration judges has been the focus of considerable public concern in recent years. Seeking to shed additional light on this important issue, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (“AILA”) filed a Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”...

DOJ Adds Two New Immigration Judges

EOIR, Nov. 9, 2015 - "The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today announced the investiture of two immigration judges."

EOIR Swears In Nine Immigration Judges

EOIR, Feb. 1, 2016 - "The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today announced the investiture of nine immigration judges. Acting Chief Immigration Judge Print Maggard presided over the investiture during a ceremony held Jan. 29, 2016, at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces...

EOIR Swears in Eight Immigration Judges

EOIR, Mar. 14, 2015 - "The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today announced the investiture of eight immigration judges. Acting Chief Immigration Judge Print Maggard presided over the investiture during a ceremony held March 11, 2016, at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces...

EOIR Swears In 15 Immigration Judges

EOIR, June 27, 2016 - "The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today announced the investiture of 15 immigration judges. Acting Chief Immigration Judge Michael C. McGoings presided over the investiture during a ceremony held June 17, 2016, at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces...

EOIR Swears in Five Immigration Judges (Aug. 2, 2016)

EOIR, Aug. 2, 2016 - "Elisa Castrolugo, Immigration Judge, Houston Immigration Court Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch appointed Elisa Castrolugo to begin hearing cases in August 2016. Judge Castrolugo earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1999 from the University of Texas at Austin and a Juris...