Office of the Chief Immigration Judge

Updates June 2013 - Present


Date Section Amended Page(s) Nature of Change
01-27-14 Table of Contents - iii - to reflect changes in Chapters 3 and 4 relating to lodging asylum applications.
Glossary 7-10 to include definition of “Lodged Asylum Application”
Word Index 1-15 to reflect changes in Chapters 3 and 4 relating to lodging asylum applications.
Citation Index 1-4 to reflect changes in Chapters 3 and 4 relating to lodging asylum applications.
12-03-13 3.1(b) 35 Technical change to reflect re-numbering of Chapter 5.12.
3.1(b)(3)(A) 36-52 to reference revisions to chapter 4.15(l).
4.15(l) 74-88 to reflect procedures for lodging asylum applications pursuant to the ABT Settlement Agreement.
10-23-13 10.5(c) 138 Technical changes – EOIR Headquarters and Portland court addresses.
10.7(f) 143
13.4(a) 155
App. A A-6
App. B B-1, B-2
08-13-13 App. A A-1 Technical changes – Adelanto and Denver court addresses.
06-10-2013 The entire Practice Manual has been reissued due to updates in software used to produce the manual. Page numbers throughout the manual have therefore changed. The manual has also been due to implementation of the EOIR eRegistry, as well as other specific changes. Below is a listing of the provisions which have been .
1.4(c) 6 Legal Orientation Program information
1.6(c)(iii)(A)-(B) 11-12 information regarding recording of hearings
1.7(g)(iii) 14 Added new E-filing subsection
2.1(a) 15 to include registration requirement for attorneys and accredited representatives
2.1(b), (b)(i)-(ii) 15-17 to include electronic filing of Form EOIR-28
2.1(c) 17 to include notice requirement when EOIR-28 is electronically filed
2.3(b), (b)(i) 19-20 to include registration requirement for attorneys and accredited representatives
2.3(c), (c)(i) 20-21 to include electronic filing information
2.3(c)(ii) 21 to include requirement for use of EOIR ID number
2.3(c)(iv) 21 to reflect current version of Form EOIR-28
2.3(d) 21-22 Clarified provisions on scope of representation
2.3(e) 21-22 to reflect options on current Form EOIR-28
2.3(h), (h)(i) 22-23 to include electronic filing information

Clarified changes of address procedures
2.3(i)(i) 23 to include electronic filing information
2.3(j) 25 Clarified appearances “on behalf of”

entry-of-appearance procedures
2.4 26 to include registration requirement for accredited representatives
2.4(b) 27 to include registration requirement for accredited representatives
2.5(b)(i) 28 to include inability of law students to electronically register
2.5(c)(i) 29 to include inability of law graduates to electronically register
2.9(a) 31 to include inability of reputable individuals to electronically register
2.9(c) 31 to include inability of accredited officials of foreign governments to electronically register
3.1(a)(viii) 34 electronic filing information
3.2(c)(i) 42 Added new subsection on service of electronically filed Form EOIR-28
3.3(b) 44 to include information regarding signatures on electronic filings
3.3(c)(i) 46 to include information on electronic filing of Form EOIR-28
4.15(l) 74 Clarified information on the asylum clock
5.7(b)(i) 94 to address electronic filing of Form EOIR-28
5.8(b) 97 to address electronic filing of Form EOIR-28
5.9(b) 98-99 to address electronic filing of Form EOIR-28
5.12 104 Removed section on effect of departure

Re-numbered subsequent section
11.2(e) 147 to include electronic filing of Form EOIR-28
App. B B-1 Added EOIR eRegistry technical assistance email address
App. I I-1 telephone number for ASQ
Updated January 13, 2015

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