Date AnnouncedJuly 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.
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Effective Date of ChangeJuly 18, 2019