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Office of the Chief Immigration Judge

IMMIGRATION COURT
Phoenix, Arizona



Welcome to the Phoenix Immigration Court!

The Phoenix Immigration Court falls under the jurisdiction of the Office of the Chief Immigration Judge which is a component of the Executive Office for Immigration Review under the Department of Justice.

Our court has made a commitment to provide access to information through the Internet in order to service the needs of the public.

Our goal is to provide the most current and accurate information available to those needing to appear before an Immigration Judge and to provide this information in a user-friendly fashion.

Please note: The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) are separate organizations.


About the Court

Phoenix Immigration Court
200 East Mitchell Drive, Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Phone:  602-640-2747

Court Hours:  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Window Hours:  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
(Window closed daily from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

Court Contacts

Immigration Judges:
LaMonte Freerks
Wendell Hollis
John W. Richardson

Court Administrator:
Lizbeth L. Patterson



Visitor Information

Directions

Following are directions to the Immigration Court - Phoenix, Arizona. For your convenience, we have also provided a link to a free mapping service.

Starting Location:  Sky Harbor Airport, Phoenix, AZ
Total Distance:  8.0 miles
Total Estimated Time:  18 minutes

  Directions Distance  
  
1:   Start out going West on E SKY HARBOR BLVD by turning          left. 2.6 miles
  
2:   Take the I-10 WEST ramp towards CENTRAL PHOENIX /
       SQUAW PEAK PKWY (AZ-51).
0.3 miles
  
3:   Merge onto I-10 W. 2.7 miles
  
4:   Take the 7TH STREET exit, exit number 145, towards
       CENTRAL BUSINESS/CULTURAL DISTRICT.
0.3 miles
  
5:   Merge onto N 7TH ST. 1.7 miles
  
6:   Turn LEFT onto E MITCHELL DR. 0.2 miles
  
7:   Turn RIGHT onto N 3RD ST. 0.0 miles
  
8:   Turn LEFT onto E MITCHELL DR. 0.1 miles



Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where are you located?
A: 200 East Mitchell Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85012
South of Indian School Road between Central and 3rd Street

 
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Contact Us

Leadership
Juan P. Osuna
Director, Executive Office for Immigration Review
 
Contact
Office of Legislative and Public Affairs
703-305-0289
 
Case Status
 
Case Information System
240-314-1500 or 1-800-898-7180
Case status information available 24/7
 
BIA Clerk's Office
 
Filing Information
703-605-1007
 
Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer
 
Filing Information for Employer Sanctions and Anti-discrimination Cases
703-305-0864
 
Office of the General Counsel
 
Attorney Discipline Program/
Fraud Program
703-305-0470
 
Records
 
FOIA Service Center
703-605-1297
 

Q: What are your filing hours?
A: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Q: How do I receive information on my case?
A: Call:  1-800-898-7180 or 1-240-314-1500

Q: Who gets the original fee stamp copies?
A: The Immigration Court

Q: Where do I file an appeal on my case?
A: Board of Immigration Appeals

Q: Where do I send the appeal and fee payment?
A: For Regular Mailings, Overnight, or Courier Mail:
Board of Immigration Appeals
Clerk's Office
5107 Leesburg Pike, Suite 2000
Falls Church, Va 20530

Q: Where do I get information on passports?
A: Call: 1-800-688-9889 or U.S. Post Offices

Q: Who do I call for information on Visas?
A: For U.S. Citizens:
Call:  1-800-688-9889 or
Call the Embassy for the Country you wish to visit.

For Non-U.S. Citizens:
(Visa's Extensions)
Call the INS Main Info:  800-375-5283


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Courtroom Etiquette
  • Arrive early. Please arrive at least fifteen minutes prior to the scheduled hearing so that you can be cleared by security on time.
  • All persons must be dressed appropriately in business-type clothing. Hats should be removed when entering the courtroom.
  • Food and beverages, with the exception of water for counsel and contract interpreters, are not permitted in the Courtrooms.
  • Federal regulations prohibit the use of any recording devices in the hearing. The use of cameras, beepers, or cellular telephones during the hearing is not permitted, and must be turned off.
  • All parties should rise when the Judge enters and Court is called into session.
  • Talking during someone else's hearing is not allowed in Court.
  • All parties waiting outside while court is in session are asked to be courteous and quiet.
  • Parents with court hearings whose young children are not in proceedings should not bring their children to Court.

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Updated October 2013