Honolulu Immigration Court


COURT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Notice (August 7, 2020): EOIR to Host Information Sessions in Advance of EOIR Courts & Appeals
System (ECAS) Launch at Honolulu Immigration Court
(PDF)

Notice (June 11, 2020):  EOIR to Resume Hearings in Non-Detained Cases at the Honolulu Immigration Court

Standing Order (June 16, 2020): Telephonic Appearances Before Immigration Judge Beamer Due To COVID-19.

ABOUT THE COURT

The Honolulu 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.

Address:

PJKK Federal Building
300 Ala Moana Blvd., Rm. 8-112
Honolulu, HI 96850

Please see Google Maps for a map and directions to the immigration court.

Hours:

Public Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Window hours: 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. The window is closed from 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Phone:

808-541-1870

Parking/Transit:

There is no parking available in the building for the general public. Metered street parking is nearby. Commercial parking lots are within walking distance of the building. Public transportation is also available through TheBus.

Building Access and Security Screening Process:

The court is located on the 8th floor of the Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Federal Building (PJKK). All public visitors are required to pass through electronic security equipment located on the first floor. ADA access is available at all entrances. 

PUBLIC HEALTH

Public Health Practices 

EOIR operates within a variety of settings across the country, most commonly in federal or leased buildings controlled by the General Services Administration and detention facilities operated by the Department of Homeland Security. All visitors to any building or facility in which an EOIR operation is located are required to comply with all relevant laws or policies governing access to those buildings or facilities. Individuals who do not comply with any relevant laws or policies may be denied access to or asked to leave the building or facility. Individuals seeking to visit any building or facility in which an EOIR operation is located are encouraged to contact the building or facility in advance to determine any relevant policies or laws related to entry.

The immigration court has put into place procedures to implement the guidance of public health officials. Please take note of the information below and be prepared to follow these and any additional instructions provided to you when you arrive for your hearing.

  • Face coverings are required in EOIR space at all times. As needed, those children younger than two years old and those individuals with medical conditions that prevent them from wearing such a face covering are exempt from this requirement.
  • To maintain appropriate social distancing and best facilitate hearings, you may be asked to move or leave a particular area.
  • Waiting times to enter the building and EOIR space may be significantly longer than usual. Make arrangements to arrive in advance of your hearing so you arrive to the courtroom on time.
  • Social distancing (maintaining a distance of six feet from those with whom you do not live) is required.
    • Please remember this while choosing to enter an elevator. Elevator wait times may be significantly longer than usual for this reason.
    • In EOIR space, staff or signs may direct you to a seat. If instructed to sit in a particular location, do not switch seats.
  • Please do not bring people with you into EOIR space unless they are required to be present for your hearing. Remember that the immigration court may limit entry.
COVID-19 Notice

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    IMMIGRATION COURT STAFF:

    Immigration Judges:
    Rico J. Bartolomei, Assistant Chief Immigration Judge  
    Dayna Beamer  
    Clarence M. Wagner Jr.  

    Court Administrator:

    Glenda Viray (Acting)


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    IMMIGRATION COURT PROCEDURES

    For information regarding procedures for practice before the immigration courts, please review the Immigration Court Practice Manual.


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    HELPFUL LINKS AND INFORMATION


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    Updated September 2, 2020

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