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Chapter 11 - Discipline

11.8 - Sanctions

The Board is authorized to impose a broad range of sanctions against practitioners, including “disbarment” (permanent suspension) from immigration practice, public or private censure, and other sanctions deemed appropriate by the Board. 8 C.F.R. § 1003.101(a). The Board may even increase the level of disciplinary sanction. Matter of Gadda, 23 I&N Dec. 645 (BIA 2003). The Board is also authorized to impose sanctions against a recognized organization, including revocation, termination, and such other sanctions as deemed appropriate. 8 C.F.R.  § 1003.110.

When a practitioner has been disbarred or suspended, that information is made available to the public on the EOIR website, at the Board, and at the immigration courts. See Chapter 11.9 (Confidentiality).