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  • DOJ Exempts EOIR Files from Privacy Act (11/15/1999)
    DOJ final rule exempting EOIR system of records "Practitioner Complaint/Disciplinary Files," (Justice /EOIR-003) from the Privacy Act. Rule is effective 11/15/99. (64 FR 61786, 11/15/99)
    AILA Doc. No. 99111502.
  • DOJ Final Rule on Streamlined Appellate Review Procedure for BIA (10/18/1999)
    DOJ final rule, amending 8 CFR Part 3, authorizing single Board members to summarily affirm certain rulings and to adjudicate on merits certain other rulings, as an effort to streamline the appellate review procedure. Rule effective 10/18/99. (64 FR 56135, 10/18/99)
    AILA Doc. No. 99101801.
  • DOJ Proposed Rule on Exemption of Records Under the Privacy Act (9/10/1999)
    DOJ proposed rule on the exemption of EOIR records from the Privacy Act, exemptions are necessary to avoid interference with the law and regulatory enforcement functions of EOIR. Comments are due by 10/12/99. (64 FR 49117, 9/10/99)
    AILA Doc. No. 99091058.
  • OCAHO Final Rule on Employer Discrimination (9/14/1999)
    OCAHO final rule with rules and procedures for administrative hearings on cases involving allegations of unlawful employment, unlawful immigration related employment practices, and document fraud. Rule effective 9/14/99. (64 FR 49659, 9/14/99)
    AILA Doc. No. 99091459.
  • EOIR Correction on Deadline for NACARA Motions to Reopen (8/5/1999)
    EOIR published a correction notice announcing that the actual due date for motions to reopen NACARA cases is 11/18/99. The original notice specified a set number of days for the deadline, but not an actual date. (64 FR 42146, 8/3/99)
    AILA Doc. No. 99080559.
  • EOIR Provides Deadline to File NACARA Motions to Reopen (7/26/1999)
    EOIR notice that individuals who filed an abbreviated motion to reopen their cases, on or before 9/11/98, in order to apply for benefits under NACARA, must complete the motion to reopen within 150 days from 6/21/99. (64 FR 40389, 7/26/99)
    AILA Doc. No. 99072659.
  • EOIR Final Rule Amending NACARA Motions to Reopen (3/22/1999)
    This rule amends the regulations of the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) by extending the time period for filing a NACARA application. Final rule effective 3/22/99. (64 FR 13663, 3/22/99)
    AILA Doc. No. 99032259.
  • OCAHO Interim Rule on Rules and Practice (2/12/1999)
    This interim rule amends the regulations of the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer (OCAHO) pertaining to employer sanctions, unfair immigration related employment practice cases, and immigration related document fraud. (64 FR 7066, 2/12/99)
    AILA Doc. No. 99021259.
  • BIA Final Rule Expanding Board to 18 Permanent Members (9/28/1998)
    EOIR final rule provides for an expansion of the Board of Immigration Appeals to an 18-member permanent Board, due to the Board's increasing caseload. Rule is effective 9/28/98. (63 FR 51518, 9/28/98)
    AILA Doc. No. 98092859.
  • EOIR Proposed Rule on Appellate Review (9/14/1998)
    This proposed rule would establish a streamlined appellate review procedure for the Board of Immigration Appeals due to the unprecedented increase in the number of appeals being filed with the Board. (63 FR 49043, 9/14/98)
    AILA Doc. No. 98091458.
  • EOIR Notice with NACARA MTR Correction (7/8/1998)
    Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) notice correcting minor typo in 6/11/98 Federal Register notice on NACARA motions to reopen. (63 FR 36992, 7/8/98)
    AILA Doc. No. 98070858.
  • EOIR Technical Corrections to NACARA Rule (6/29/1998)
    Executive Office for Immigration Review technical corrections regarding the Motion To Reopen, Suspension of Deportation and Cancellation of Removal interim rule posted 6/11/98. Effective 6/29/98. (63 FR 35117, 6/29/98)
    AILA Doc. No. 98062959.
  • EOIR Final Rule on BIA En Banc Decisions (6/11/1998)
    EOIR final rule amends 8 CFR part 3 en banc decision procedures by streamlining the Board's process to permit a majority of permanent Board Members or the Chairman to designate en banc cases to be heard by nine-member, limited en banc panels. Rule effective 6/11/98. (63 FR 31889, 6/11/98)
    AILA Doc. No. 98061120.
  • EOIR Proposed Rule on Asylum Regulations (6/11/1998)
    EOIR proposed rule on asylum and withholding of removal regulations where an applicant has established past persecution or where the applicant may be able to avoid persecution in his or her home country by relocating to another area of that country. Comments due 7/13/98. (63 FR 31945, 6/11/98)
    AILA Doc. No. 98061170.
  • EOIR Interim Rule on NACARA Motion to Reopen (6/11/1998)
    EOIR interim rule and request for comments on special procedures for filing and adjudication of motions to reopen to apply for suspension of deportation and cancellation of removal under NACARA. Interim rule effective 6/11/98 and comments accepted until 7/13/98. (63 FR 31890, 6/11/98)
    AILA Doc. No. 98061157.
  • EOIR Notice on Address Change for BIA (4/3/1998)
    Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) notice on their April 6, 1998, address change. (63 FR 16572, 4/3/98)
    AILA Doc. No. 98040359.
  • Notice of MOU Between EEOC and OSC (2/3/1998)
    EOIR notice updates an 8/8/89 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Office of Special Counsel for Unfair Immigration Related Employment Practices. (63 FR 5518, 2/3/98)
    AILA Doc. No. 98020359.
  • EOIR Notice on Suspension and Cancellation Under NACARA (1/21/1998)
    EOIR notice on suspension of deportation and cancellation of removal under NACARA. Filing of motions to reopen will be between 1/16/98 and 9/11/98. (63 FR 3154, 1/21/98)
    AILA Doc. No. 98012160.
  • EOIR Proposed Rule on Attorney Conduct Regulations (1/20/1998)
    EOIR and INS proposed rule on the rules and procedures for practitioners and attorneys appearing before the INS and related courts and judges. Comments must be received by 3/23/98. (63 FR 2901, 1/20/98)
    AILA Doc. No. 98012059.
  • EOIR Guidance Regarding Benefits for Battered Aliens (12/11/1997)
    EOIR notice of guidance and rescission of prior order providing that certain categories of individuals who have been subjected to battery or extreme cruelty are eligible for certain federal, state, and local public benefits. Notice is effective 11/23/97. (62 FR 65285, 12/11/97)
    AILA Doc. No. 97121159.
  • EOIR Clarifying Procedures for 245(i) Adjustment Filings (10/23/1997)
    EOIR interim rule amending the date from 10/1/97 to 10/23/97 for when 245i adjustments must be filed and clarifying the procedure for paying when filing in conjunction with motions to reopen or reconsider. Rule effective 10/23/97 and comments must be received by 12/22/97. (62 FR 205, 10/23/97)
    AILA Doc. No. 97102359.
  • EOIR Regulation on 245(i) Adjustment of Status (9/30/1997)
    EOIR interim rule allowing complete adjudication of timely filed section 245(i) adjustment applications after September 30, 1997. Rule effective 9/30/97, and comments must be received by 12/1/97. (62 FR 50999, 9/30/97)
    AILA Doc. No. 97093058.
  • EOIR Final Rule on Law Students and Law Graduates Representing Individuals (5/1/1997)
    EOIR final rule revising regulations governing the supervision and compensation of law students and law graduates appearing before EOIR, including the BIA and Immigration Courts. (62 FR 23634, 5/1/97)
    AILA Doc. No. 97050199.
  • DOJ Final Rule on Merger of the Office of Special Counsel (5/1/1997)
    DOJ finalizes merger of the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration Related Unfair Employment Practices into the Civil Rights Division of DOJ, effective 4/16/97. (62 FR 23657, 5/1/97)
    AILA Doc. No. 97050198.
  • EOIR Final Rule on Expansion of BIA (11/22/1996)
    EOIR final rule expanding the BIA to 15 permanent members, including 14 Board members and a Chairman. Final rule effective 11/22/96. (61 FR 54305, 11/22/96)
    AILA Doc. No. 96112299.
  • EOIR Final Rule on BIA Motions and Appeals (4/29/1996)
    EOIR final rule streamlining the motions and appeals practice before the BIA and establishing a centralized procedure for filing notices of appeal, fees, fee waiver requests, and briefs directly with the Board. Rule effective 7/1/96. (61 FR 18899, 4/29/96)
    AILA Doc. No. 96042959.
  • EOIR Request for Comment on Representation (11/15/1995)
    EOIR comment request on whether the requirement that recognized organizations may charge only "nominal fees" should be changed. Comments due by 12/14/95. (60 FR 57200, 11/14/95)
    AILA Doc. No. 95111558.
  • DOJ Final Rule on Authority of BIA (11/15/1995)
    This final rule expands the circumstances under which the Chairman may designate the Chief Attorney Examiner of the EOIR as an alternate Board Member. Also changes procedure for adjudicating certain types of motions. Final rule effective 11/15/95. (60 FR 57313, 11/15/95)
    AILA Doc. No. 95111559.
  • Final Rule Changing the Tribunal Name to Immigration Court (7/7/1995)
    The final rule is a nomenclature change, changing the name of the administrative tribunal which initially hears deportation and exclusion proceedings from "Office of the Immigration Judge" to "Immigration Court." Effective 6/30/95. (60 FR 34089, 6/30/95)
    AILA Doc. No. 95070759.
  • DOJ Final Rule on Citizenship Requirement for Employment (6/6/1995)
    This final rule requires that employees hired by the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) be U.S. citizens and exempts EOIR from the IRCA general prohibition of discrimination based on citizenship status. Rule effective 7/5/95. (60 FR 29465, 6/5/95)
    AILA Doc. No. 95060659.
  • EOIR Rule on Stipulated Requests for Deportation or Exclusion Orders (5/17/1995)
    This final rule amends 8 CFR 3.25 by codifying an Immigration Judge's discretion to enter an order of deportation or exclusion without a hearing if satisfied that the alien voluntarily entered into a plea-negotiated or otherwise stipulated request. Effective 6/16/95. (60 FR 26351, 5/17/95)
    AILA Doc. No. 95051759.
  • EOIR Proposes Procedural Change in BIA Filing (5/9/1995)
    DOJ proposed rule establishing a uniform central system for filing and tracking appeals before the Board and would supersede previous proposed rulemaking in May and June of 1994. Comments due by 6/8/95. (60 FR 24573, 5/9/95)
    AILA Doc. No. 95050959.
  • EOIR Proposed Rule on Procedures for Motions and Appeals (7/6/1994)
    This proposed rule would amend Executive Office for Immigration Review practices concerning motion and appeal procedures in immigration proceedings. (59 FR 23986, 6/7/94)
    AILA Doc. No. 94070659.