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DOJ announces additional prosecutors and IJs for southwest border

  1. Date Announced

    May 2, 2018

    AG Sessions announces the allocation of 35 additional Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSAs) to prosecute immigration cases along the southwest border. In complement to the AUSA reassignments, 18 "supervisory immigration judges" (Assistant Chief Immigration Judges) are also being sent to hear border cases, both in person and through video teleconferencing (VTC) -- a roughly 50% increase in the number of IJs on the border.

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    May 2, 2018
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Hearings and Adjudications
Agencies Affected: EOIR DOJ


AG Sessions delivers remarks in San Diego discussing the immigration enforcement actions of the Trump Administration

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