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   [Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 28, Volume 1] [Revised as of July 1, 2008] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 28CFR0.53]  [Page 33]                       TITLE 28--JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION                       CHAPTER I--DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE   PART 0_ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE--Table of Contents                        Subpart J_Civil Rights Division   Sec. 0.53  Office of Special Counsel for Immigration Related Unfair Employment   Practices.      (a) The Office of Special Counsel for Immigration Related Unfair  Employment Practices shall be headed by a Special Counsel for  Immigration Related Unfair Employment Practices (``Special Counsel'').  The Special Counsel shall be appointed by the President for a term of  four years, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, pursuant  to section 102 of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, as  amended. The Office of Special Counsel shall be part of the Civil Rights  Division of the Department of Justice, and the Special Counsel shall  report directly to the Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights  Division.     (b) In carrying out his or her responsibilities under the  Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, as amended, the Special  Counsel is authorized to:     (1) Investigate charges of immigration-related unfair employment  practices filed with the Office of Special Counsel and, when  appropriate, file complaints with respect to those practices before  specially designated administrative law judges within the Office of the  Chief Administrative Hearing Officer, U.S. Department of Justice;     (2) Intervene in proceedings involving complaints of immigration- related unfair employment practices that are brought directly before  such administrative law judges by parties other than the Special  Counsel;     (3) Conduct, on his or her own initiative, investigations of  immigration-related unfair employment practices and, where appropriate,  file complaints with respect to those practices before such  administrative law judges;     (4) Conduct, handle, and supervise litigation in U.S. District  Courts for judicial enforcement of orders of administrative law judges  regarding immigration-related unfair employment practices;     (5) Initiate, conduct, and oversee activities relating to the  dissemination of information to employers, employees, and the general  public concerning immigration-related unfair employment practices;     (6) Establish such regional offices as may be necessary;     (7) Perform such other functions as the Assistant Attorney General,  Civil Rights Division shall direct; and     (8) Delegate to any of his or her subordinates any of the authority,  functions, or duties vested in him or her.  [Order No. 2078-97, 62 FR 23658, May 1, 1997]     
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