U.S. Department of Justice
Executive Office for Immigration Review
Office of the Director
5107 Leesburg Pike, Suite 2600
Falls Church, Virginia 22041

March 18, 2003

Reorganization of Title 8 Regulations Due to Transfer of Functions

The Homeland Security Act of 2002 (HSA) transferred the functions of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).  Within DHS, former INS functions are now administered by the Directorate of Border and Transportation Security and the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services.  The HSA, however, retained the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) in the Department of Justice under the direction of the Attorney General.  This functional change required the reorganization of Title 8 of the Code of Federal Regulations (8 CFR). 

The 8 CFR changes were published in the Federal Register on February 28 and March 5, 2003, and included the following key provisions:

- EOIR -

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