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AILA's Comments on DOJ/EOIR Regulations

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  • AILA Comments on EOIR Proposed Rule on Separate Representation for Custody and Bond Proceedings(782 KB - 11/18/2014)
    AILA’s comments in response to EOIR’s proposed rule, published in the Federal Register on 9/17/14, to allow a representative before EOIR to enter an appearance in custody and bond proceedings, without such appearance constituting an entry for all of the respondent’s proceedings.
    AILA Doc. No. 14111845.
  • AILA Comments on EOIR Interim Rule on Designation of Temporary Immigration Judges(651 KB - 9/11/2014)
    AILA comments in response to EOIR’s interim rule, published in the Federal Register on July 11, 2014, related to the creation of temporary immigration judge positions within the Office of the Chief Immigration Judge.
    AILA Doc. No. 14091161.
  • AILA Comments on EOIR’s Electronic Registration Procedures(575 KB - 6/6/2013)
    AILA comments in response to the final DOJ rule published in the Federal Register on 4/1/13 on electronic registration procedures for attorneys and accredited representatives. AILA urges EOIR to be as flexible as possible in implementing the electronic registration process.
    AILA Doc. No. 13060653.
  • AIC/AILA Comments on DOJ Regulatory Review(944 KB - 11/28/2012)
    AIC/AILA comments in response to the advance notice of proposed rulemaking published in the Federal Register on 9/28/12 as part of the DOJ “Retrospective Regulatory Review” under Executive Order 13563. Includes comments on 8 CFR Parts 1003, 1216, and 1235.
    AILA Doc. No. 12112860.
  • AILA Comments on OSC’s Forthcoming I-9 Guidance on Self-Audits(637 KB - 11/13/2012)
    AILA’s comments and clarifications on OSC’s stakeholder input session held on 9/13/12, addressing the topic of forthcoming guidance for employer self-audits of Employment Eligibility Verification forms (Form I-9). Special thanks to Montserrat Miller and Marketa Lindt.
    AILA Doc. No. 12111344.
  • AILA Comments on EOIR’s Recognition and Accreditation Program(643 KB - 4/6/2012)
    AILA’s comments on the regulations governing the EOIR Recognition and Accreditation Program, encouraging EOIR to adopt additional safeguards to help strengthen the program and combat program-related fraud.
    AILA Doc. No. 12040644.
  • AILA Comments on DOJ Regulatory Review(67 KB - 4/1/2011)
    AILA’s comments on the Department of Justice’s implementation of Executive Order 13563, “Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review.” Special thanks to the AILA EOIR Liaison Committee and the AILA Refugee & Asylum Liaison Committee.
    AILA Doc. No. 11040163.
  • AIC/AILA Recommendations for Protecting the Right to Effective Assistance of Counsel (11/13/2009)
    The American Immigration Council (AIC) and AILA letter to EOIR recommending steps the immigration courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals can take to protect the right to effective assistance of counsel and help ensure that noncitizens in removal proceedings are afforded a fair hearing.
    AILA Doc. No. 09111364.
  • AILA Comment on EOIR’S Proposed Rules for Professional Responsibility(85 KB - 9/30/2008)
    AILA comment on the proposed rule, “Professional Conduct for Practitioners – Rules and Procedures, and Representation and Appearances,” stressing the need for greater clarity of standards for misconduct and the need to reexamine the disciplinary procedures.
    AILA Doc. No. 08093060.
  • AILA’s Comment to EOIR’s Practice Manual(81 KB - 9/10/2008)
    AILA’s comment to EOIR’s Practice Manual, which went into effect on 7/1/08, stating that while AILA appreciates all the work that went into creating the Manual and EOIR's responsiveness, there are still concerns and suggestions for future updates and additions to the Manual.
    AILA Doc. No. 08091066.
  • AILF and AILA Comment on EOIR’S Proposed Rule on “Streamlining”(75 KB - 8/21/2008)
    Comments on proposed rule, “Board of Immigration Appeals: Affirmance Without Opinion, Referral for Panel Review, and Publication of Decisions as Precedents,” including the need for federal court oversight over AWO procedures and objections to two permanent BIA members issuing precedent decisions.
    AILA Doc. No. 08082174.
  • AILF/AILA Comment on EOIR's Proposed Rule to Amend Voluntary Departure Regulations(56 KB - 2/1/2008)
    AILF and AILA submitted comments to EOIR's proposed rule on voluntary departure. The proposed rule provides that the filing of a motion to reopen or reconsider of a petition for review automatically terminates the grant of voluntary departure.
    AILA Doc. No. 08020137.
  • AILA Comment on EOIR's Notice on Codes of Conduct for Immigration Judges and BIA Members(79 KB - 7/31/2007)
    AILA’s comment prepared by Holly Cooper, Maile Hirota, Linda Kenepaske, and Steve Morley in response to the EOIR Notice on Codes of Conduct for Immigration Judges and BIA members.
    AILA Doc. No. 07073167.
  • AILA/AILF Comment on the DOJ Proposed Rule on Jurisdiction and Venue in Removal Proceedings (4/27/2007)
    AILA/AILF urge DOJ to reconsider proposed regulations regarding venue determinations for removal proceedings. The proposed rule fails to carry out its intended purpose of “greater clarity and consistency of interpretation” and does not adequately address the statutory language at 8 USC §1252(b)(2).
    AILA Doc. No. 07042772.
 
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