This position is in the Executive Office for Immigration Review, Office of the Chief Immigration Judge. The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) is responsible for adjudicating immigration cases. Specifically, under delegated authority from the Attorney General, EOIR interprets and administers the federal immigration laws by conducting Immigration Court proceedings, appellate reviews, and administrative hearings. EOIR consists of three components: The Office of the Chief Immigration Judge, which is responsible for managing the numerous Immigration Courts located throughout the United States where Immigration Judges adjudicate individual cases; the Board of Immigration Appeals, which primarily conducts appellate reviews of the Immigration Judges' decisions; and the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer, which adjudicates immigration-related employment cases. EOIR is committed to providing the fair, expeditious, and uniform application of our Nation's immigration laws in all cases.More than one position may be filled from this vacancy announcement.
Immigration Judges preside in formal, quasi-judicial hearings. Proceedings before Immigration Judges include but are not limited to deportation, exclusion, removal, rescission, and bond. Immigration Judges make decisions, which are final unless formally appealed, in connection with these proceedings, exercise certain discretionary powers as provided by law, and are required to exercise independent judgment in reaching final decisions. Immigration Judges may be required to conduct hearings in penal institutions and other remote locations.
Applicants must have a LL.B. or a J.D. degree and be duly licensed and authorized to practice law as an attorney under the laws of a state, territory, or the District of Columbia (include date of admission to the bar). Applicants must be U.S. citizens or nationals and have a minimum of seven years of relevant post-bar admission legal experience at the time the application is submitted.
Vacancies are posted for individual cities. Multiple cities may be posted at or about the same time. Applicants must submit a separate application for each vacancy announcement, i.e. city. Each application must contain the vacancy announcement number and location of the position. Single applications listing multiple cities or vacancy announcements will be rejected.
Interested applicants must provide a résumé or any other written format you choose. Applicants must provide a writing sample and also submit a separate, detailed narrative supplemental statement addressing the Quality Ranking Factors stated above in relation to the applicants qualifications, and, if current or former government employees, copies of their most recent performance appraisal and their latest SF 50, Notification of Personnel Action. When submitting a résumé, please include specific dates employed and if work was performed on a part-time or full-time basis.
The application package must be received by 11:59 PM, Eastern Time, on the closing date of this announcement. Please submit your application through USAJOBS. The list of required documents can be found in the USAJobs announcement.
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