Office of the Director

EOIR is headed by a Director who is responsible for the supervision of the Deputy Director, the Chairman of the Board of Immigration Appeals, the Chief Immigration Judge, the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer, and all agency personnel in the execution of their duties in accordance with 8 CFR Part 1003.

He represents the position and policies of EOIR to the Attorney General, Deputy Attorney General, Members of Congress, and other governmental bodies, the news media, the bar, and private groups interested in immigration matters.

On behalf of the Director, the Deputy Director oversees the Board of Immigration Appeals, Office of the Chief Immigration Judge, and Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer, as well as the EOIR's Office of the General Counsel, Office of Policy, Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, Planning, Analysis, and Statistics Division, and the Office of Administration.

Meet James McHenry, Director

Meet Marlene Wahowiak, Acting Deputy Director

Updated February 19, 2020

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