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EOIR Mission

The primary mission of the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) is to adjudicate immigration cases by fairly, expeditiously, and uniformly interpreting and administering the Nation's immigration laws. Under delegated authority from the Attorney General, EOIR conducts immigration court proceedings, appellate reviews, and administrative hearings.

EOIR News
Thursday, August 14, 2014
The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today announced that, after August 15, 2014, it will no longer hear cases at the Oklahoma City Hearing Location.
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Friday, July 11, 2014
The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today published in the Federal Register an interim rule allowing for the designation of temporary immigration judges.
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Monday, June 9, 2014
The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) invites interested parties to participate in a teleconference and Webinar providing a general overview of EOIR's recognition and accreditation program.
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Friday, June 6, 2014
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), which administers AmeriCorps, and the Department of Justice today announced "justice AmeriCorps," a strategic partnership to increase national service opportunities while enhancing the effective and efficient adjudication of immigration proceedings involving certain children who have crossed the U.S. Border without a parent or legal guardian.
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Thursday, June 5, 2014
The Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer (OCAHO), Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), has launched a voluntary pilot program to test an electronic filing system in cases filed with OCAHO under 8 U.S.C. § 1324a and § 1324b. The pilot program will be in effect from May 30, 2014, until November 26, 2014.
Monday, June 2, 2014
The Executive Office for Immigration Review today announced it will close its Bloomington Immigration Court on July 2, 2014, to prepare for relocation.
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Monday, May 19, 2014
At midnight on April 12, 2014, the Executive Office for Immigration Review experienced a catastrophic hardware failure that rendered inaccessible many of its applications.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today announced that it has released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Statistics Yearbook.
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Friday, March 7, 2014
The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) invites interested parties to participate in a meeting providing a general overview of EOIR's recognition and accreditation program.
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Fact sheets
Thursday, September 9, 2010
The Department of Justice's Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) administers the nation's immigration court system. EOIR primarily decides whether foreign-born individuals, who are charged by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with violating immigration law, should be ordered removed from the United States or should be granted relief or protection from removal and be permitted to remain in this country.
Thursday, September 9, 2010
The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) conducts immigration court hearings in 59 immigration courts nationwide. Immigration court hearings are generally open to the public.
Litigation Notices

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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Thursday, November 21, 2013
On November 4, 2013 the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington granted final approval to the amended ABT Settlement Agreement; Implementation to Begin by December 3, 2013.
Friday, September 27, 2013
This Notice contains important information that may pertain to you. Please read it carefully. Under the Settlement Agreement in B.H., et al. v. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, et al., No. CV11-2108-RAJ (W.D. Wash.) (also referred to as "ABT Settlement Agreement")...
Friday, September 27, 2013
This Notice contains important information that may pertain to you. Please read it carefully.
Monday, July 1, 2013
This Notice contains important information that may pertain to you. Please read it carefully. Under the Settlement Agreement in B.H., et al. v. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, et al., No. CV11-2108-RAJ (W.D. Wash.) (also referred to as "ABT Settlement Agreement")...
Historical Information
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
2013 marked the 30th anniversary of the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR). EOIR was formally created on January 9, 1983, although its functions predate the agency.
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Juan P. Osuna
Director, Executive Office for Immigration Review
 
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703-305-0289
 
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