The Arlington 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|
The Arlington Immigration Court adjudicates cases that arise in the states of Virginia and in the District of Columbia, as well as cases from all over the United States that are granted a change of venue to Arlington.
Information regarding the status of a case is available by calling:
The Arlington Immigration Court conducts interactive video hearings for aliens (also know as respondents or applicants) detained at the Piedmont Regional Jail in Farmville, Virginia, the Hampton Roads Regional Jail and as required, other DHS Virginia detainee locations. These are individual hearings and master (pleadings) calendars, and generally, are open to the public. To ensure access to a video hearing, a minimum of one week's prior coordination with the Arlington Immigration Court is highly recommended.
The Arlington Immigration Court also conducts periodic hearings at the James River Correction Center, Goochland, Virginia, under the auspices of the Institutional Hearing Program (IHP).
Court Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(Closed for lunch 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
Window Hours: 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Arlington Immigration Court
1901 South Bell Street, Suite 200
Arlington, Virginia 22202
For Directions to the Court, we have provided a link to a free mapping service.
For security reasons, there is no public elevator access to the Court before 8:30 a.m. Public elevator access to the court is available between 8:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Public restrooms are located on the first/ground floor of the building. Building security will provide a key to the public restrooms. Access is available by advising building security that the respondent is at the Court for a scheduled hearing.
|Frequently Asked Questions|
The Arlington Immigration Court does not have any frequently asked questions at this time.
Please read our Privacy and Security Notice
Updated March 2013