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Complaints Regarding EOIR Judges

The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) strives to decide all cases fairly and treat all parties and their representatives with dignity and respect. If you think that the EOIR adjudicator assigned to your case treated you unfairly or acted unethically, please inform us by filing a complaint.

To file a complaint against a supervisory or non-supervisory adjudicator in any of EOIR’s three adjudicating components: the Office of the Chief Immigration Judge, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer, please send an email or letter to EOIR’s Judicial Conduct and Professionalism Unit (JCPU):

Executive Office for Immigration Review
attn.: Judicial Conduct and Professionalism Unit
5107 Leesburg Pike, Suite 2600
Falls Church, VA  22041

Please provide your contact information when submitting your complaint. You may provide as much detail as you like regarding what happened. The more detail you provide, the easier it will be for us to investigate your complaint.  Information that is helpful to our investigation includes the name of the adjudicator, the time and place of the events, any associated A-numbers, and the names of any witnesses to the conduct. You may request confidentiality; however, there may be circumstances in which EOIR may be required by law or legal order to disclose the complaint or information about the complaint, including the identity of the complainant. The JCPU will notify the complainant upon receiving the complaint and when the complaint has been closed.

Filing a complaint is not the same as appealing a decision, and it will not change the outcome of your case. While you may believe that the EOIR adjudicator erred in a decision, the presence of an error in the adjudicator’s decision, by itself, does not mean misconduct occurred.

For more information about the judicial complaint process, visit the JCPU details page, visit EOIR’s Statistics and Reports webpage, or contact JCPU at

Updated October 10, 2023