The Legal Education and Research Services Division (LERS) develops and coordinates headquarters and nationwide substantive legal training and professional development for new and experienced judges, attorneys, and others within EOIR who are directly involved in EOIR’s adjudicative functions. LERS regularly distributes new information within EOIR that includes relevant legal developments and policy changes from U.S. government entities and international organizations. LERS also oversees EOIR’s Law Library and Immigration Research Center (LLIRC). The LLIRC integrates educational and research technologies to provide legal resources and library services to the agency. The LLIRC also maintains the Virtual Law Library website that is available both within the agency and to the public.
Updated October 5, 2018