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  • EOIR Memo on Contract Interpreter Services(508 KB - 10/20/2004)
    EOIR memorandum 04-08, titled Contract Interpreter Services, establishes policy concerning the use of contract interpreter services during unscheduled telephonic interpreter services, hearings, and waivers. Memo supercedes 6/5/03 memo.
    AILA Doc. No. 04102099.
  • OCIJ Responds to Videoconferencing Report (11/9/2005)
    In a 8/31/05 letter to the Chicago Appleseed Fund for Justice, Chief Immigration Judge Michael Creppy criticizes the methodology and several findings made by the group's report on the use of videoconferencing in removal proceedings.
    AILA Doc. No. 05110965.
  • EOIR Memo on Definitions and Use of Administrative Codes(505 KB - 7/6/2005)
    Effective 6/16/05, the memorandum updates the list of adjournment, call-up, and case identification codes. The list notes which codes exempt cases from case completion goals and aged case completion goals, and which codes stop the asylum clock.
    AILA Doc. No. 05070660.
  • EOIR Memo on Security Guidelines in Detention Facilities(475 KB - 5/22/2005)
    EOIR memorandum 05-04, titled Security Guidelines in Detention Facilities, with policies and procedures for all detention facilities including DHS and Bureau of Prison detention facilities, as well as state and county detention facilities.
    AILA Doc. No. 05052299.
  • EOIR Memorandum on Lifting of Numerical Limitations on Asylum Grants Based on Coercive Population Control Methods(484 KB - 5/20/2005)
    Rescinding OPPM 99-01, this memorandum was issued in light of the elimination of the numerical limitation on asylum grants related to persecution for resistance to coercive population control methods.
    AILA Doc. No. 05052062.
  • EOIR Memorandum on Background and Security Investigations in Proceedings(603 KB - 4/15/2005)
    EOIR memorandum providing instructions to Immigration Judges and the Board of Immigration Appeals on the new rules regarding background and security checks, and the granting of relief.
    AILA Doc. No. 05041565.
  • Post-Order Instructions for Submitting Biometrics(37 KB - 4/4/2005)
    As part of the new security checks process for people in proceedings, this form has been provided by immigration courts to respondents who have been granted relief.
    AILA Doc. No. 05040473.
  • Instructions for Submitting Certain Applications in Immigration Court(92 KB - 4/4/2005)
    Instructions for submitting certain applications in Immigration Court and for providing biometric and biographic information to USCIS.
    AILA Doc. No. 05040472.
  • EOIR Memorandum on Recusal Orders in Immigration Proceedings(501 KB - 3/23/2005)
    EOIR issued a memorandum with instructions for Immigration Judges on procedures for issuing recusal orders in proceedings.
    AILA Doc. No. 05032369.
  • DOJ Modifies its Prior Interpretation of Torture and Interrogation(1015 KB - 10/4/2005)
    A 12/30/04 memo by DOJ's Office of Legal Counsel that supersedes the 8/2002 memo interpreting the federal criminal prohibition against torture, reinforces the unequivocal prohibition against torture, and provides important modifications to its prior analysis of standards of interrogation conduct.
    AILA Doc. No. 05010462.
  • EOIR Memorandum on Safe Third Country Implementation(492 KB - 1/24/2005)
    The 12/29/04 memo provides guidance to Immigration Judges on their role in the implementation of the U.S. and Canada Safe Third Country agreement in the immigration courts.
    AILA Doc. No. 05012472.
  • EOIR Revises Guidance on Telephonic and Video Hearings(54 KB - 8/18/2004)
    The Executive Office for Immigration Review's Office of the Chief Immigration Judge in OPPM No. 04-06 set forth new interim procedures for conducting and handling telephone and video conference hearings. Supersedes OPPM No. 04-04 issued July 22, 2004.
    AILA Doc. No. 04081891.
  • EOIR Guidance on Creating a Record in Court Telephonic and Video Conferences(475 KB - 8/2/2004)
    A 7/22/04 memorandum instructs the Immigration Courts on creating an accurate record of the hearing location and whether the hearing was conducted by telephone or video, for the purpose of determining applicable law. The law to be applied to proceedings is determined by the hearing location.
    AILA Doc. No. 04080166.
  • EOIR Responds to Letter Advocating Reforms for Children Seeking Asylum (7/22/2004)
    Letter from Chief Immigration Judge Michael Creppy responding to letter from numerous organizations urging reforms for children seeking asylum.
    AILA Doc. No. 04072262.
  • EOIR Chief Immigration Judge Defends Video Hearings(57 KB - 7/8/2004)
    Chief Immigration Judge Michael Creppy defends the use of video hearings in response to a letter from Christina DeConcini of CLINIC.
    AILA Doc. No. 04070864.
  • EOIR Letter Discusses National Video Immigration Court (7/1/2004)
    EOIR Director Kevin Rooney responds to letter from immigration groups, including AILA and AILF, regarding the upcoming national video immigration court.
    AILA Doc. No. 04062916.
  • EOIR Guidelines on Electronic Devices in Immigration Courtrooms(484 KB - 2/23/2004)
    The Executive Office for Immigration Review's Office of the Chief Immigration Judge issued a memorandum providing guidance barring recording devices, but permitting laptops, wireless phones, and other business-related electronic devices, provided that they are turned off or made silent.
    AILA Doc. No. 04022375.
  • DOJ Finds Exceptions to 90-Day Removal Period and No Reasonable Dispatch Required(534 KB - 2/19/2004)
    In a 2/20/03 opinion, DOJ concluded that the AG has no obligation to "act with reasonable dispatch" to effectuate removal within 90-day period and that certain grounds, such as investigating terrorist connections, support detention without removal beyond the 90-day period. Courtesy of Dan Kowalski.
    AILA Doc. No. 04021965.
 
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