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DOJ removes probationary period for IJs hired as Board Members

  1. Date Announced

    July 18, 2019

    DOJ eliminates the probationary period for IJs hired as Board Members, as evidenced in a hiring recommendation memo from the EOIR Director to AG Barr. In a lengthy footnote justifying the recent change in practice, the memo indicates that current IJs converting to appellate IJ positions will receive permanent appointments.

    [ID #223]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    July 18, 2019
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Hearings and Adjudications
Agencies Affected: EOIR


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