EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR IMMIGRATION REVIEW

Announcements and Press Releases

Last updated: June 28, 2000

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Introduction

On January 9, 1983, the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) was created through an internal Department of Justice (DOJ) reorganization which combined the Immigration Judge function previously performed by employees of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) with the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA). Originally, EOIR included the Office of the Director, BIA, which heard appeals to immigration decisions, and the Office of the Chief Immigration Judge (OCIJ), which supervised the performance of the Immigration Judges located in courts throughout the nation. In March 1987, the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer (OCAHO) was established as an additional unit within EOIR. OCAHO is responsible for administering the hearing process issues arising under the employer sanctions, document fraud, and antidiscrimination provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA) and the Immigration Act of 1990 (IMMACT). EOIR is completely independent of both the INS, the organization charged with the enforcement of the immigration laws, and the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration Related Unfair Employment Practices, the entity charged with the enforcement of the antidiscrimination provisions of IRCA.

Latest Press Releases

 

 

1999..
 
  • December 14, 1999 Board Issues Practice Manual and Other Documents to Assist Practitioners and Public
  • November 23, 1999 EOIR and INS Lift Conditional Status from Fiscal Year 1998 Asylum Grants Based on Coercive Population Control
  • October 18, 1999 EOIR Publishes Final Rule for Streamlining Appeal Process
  • September 30, 1999 Immigration Judge Takes Oath of Office in Bloomington, MN
  • September 17, 1999 Immigration Judge Takes Oath of Office in San Diego, CA
  • August 13, 1999 EOIR Confirms Deadline for Supplementing NACARA Motions to Reopen
  • June 24, 1999 Executive Office for Immigration Review Announces New Appointments at the Board of Immigration Appeals
  • May 3, 1999 EOIR Begins Special Procedures to Comply with Annual Cap on Suspension of Deportation and Cancellation of Removal
  • April 12, 1999 Three Immigration Judges Take Oath of Office in New York
  • April 6, 1999 Immigration Judge Takes Oath of Office in Arlington, Virginia
  • April 2, 1999 Director Rooney Appoints New Deputy Director
  • March 19, 1999 Immigration Judge Takes Oath of Office in Buffalo, New York
  • February 23, 1999 Immigration Judges Take Active Roles in Naturalization Ceremonies
  • February 22, 1999 The Board of Immigration Appeals to Hear Oral Arguments in Miami, Florida
  • January 14, 1999 DOJ Extends Deadline for Supplementing NACARA Motions to Reopen
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