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Executive Office for Immigration Review


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
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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Friday, January 31, 2014
The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today announced the new Country Pages section of the Virtual Law Library, the agency’s online legal research resource.
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Wednesday, January 22, 2014
The Executive Office for Immigration Review invites interested parties to participate in a meeting regarding the new Country Pages section of the Virtual Law Library, the agency’s online legal research resource.
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Friday, December 20, 2013
The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) has opened a Facebook account to assist the agency in providing interested parties with information about news, events, and announcements through a second social media channel.
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Thursday, November 21, 2013
This notice serves as a reminder to all attorneys and fully accredited representatives who practice before the immigration courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) to complete steps one and two of the eRegistry process by Dec. 10, 2013.
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Thursday, November 14, 2013
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Friday, October 25, 2013
During the period of October 1-16, 2013, the Executive Office for Immigration Review was operating in a limited capacity due to the lapse in government funding.
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Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Immigration courts nationwide are continuing to adjudicate detained cases. Court functions that support the detained caseload will continue, but other functions are suspended.
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Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Due to Department of Justice security standards, attorneys and fully-accredited representatives who complete step one of the two-step eRegistration process have 90 calendar days to complete step two.
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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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Leadership
Juan P. Osuna
Director, Executive Office for Immigration Review
 
Contact
Office of Legislative and Public Affairs
703-305-0289
 
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240-314-1500 or 1-800-898-7180
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703-605-1007
 
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Filing Information for Employer Sanctions and Anti-discrimination Cases
703-305-0864
 
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703-305-0470
 
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703-605-1297