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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
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) announces a significant improvement in the process for applying for accreditation under 8 C.F.R. § 1292.2.
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Tuesday, December 2, 2014
The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today announced the appointment of Stacy Stiffel Paddack as an administrative law judge (ALJ).
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Monday, December 1, 2014
The Executive Office for Immigration Review today announced it will close its Memphis Immigration Court on December 10, 2014, at noon to prepare for relocation.
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Monday, November 24, 2014
The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today announced the investiture of two immigration judges.
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today announced that, beginning Nov. 1, 2014, it will provide assistance to families detained at the Karnes Family Residential Center, in Karnes City, Texas through the Legal Orientation Program (LOP).
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Friday, September 19, 2014
The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today announced it will close its El Centro Immigration Court, located at 1115 North Imperial Avenue, El Centro, Calif., on Sept. 30, 2014.
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today announced that, effective September 29, 2014, it will assign immigration cases originating at the Artesia, N.M., hearing location to immigration judges at the Denver Immigration Court in Denver rather than immigration judges at the Headquarters Immigration Court in Arlington, Va.
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Wednesday, September 10, 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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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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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, 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
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