Manuals and Memoranda
Welcome to the EOIR Reference Materials page. Below are links to manuals for practice before EOIR, agency memoranda, and other materials of use to practitioners and the public. For highlights and recent updates, please review the EOIR Notice (PDF).
Immigration Court Practice Manual
EOIR provides this practice manual for the information and convenience of the general public and for parties that appear before the immigration courts. The manual describes procedures, requirements, and recommendations for practice before the immigration courts.
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Board of Immigration Appeals Practice Manual
This practice manual describes procedures, requirements, and recommendations for practice before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA). This practice manual is provided for the information and convenience of the general public and for parties that appear before the board.
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Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer Practice Manual
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Additional Reference Materials
Additional reference materials include information on access, attorney discipline, conduct and professionalism for adjudicators, electronic records and filing, facilities protocols, forms, fraud and abuse prevention, requesting records, memoranda, naturalization ceremonies, representation, and more.
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To provide greater flexibility in using these resources, EOIR is also releasing downloadable and searchable PDF versions of the Immigration Court Practice Manual and the BIA Practice Manual. Any updates to these manuals will be reflected in both the web version and a simultaneously released updated PDF version.