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DOJ requests comments on Form EOIR-27, Notice of Entry of Appearance before BIA

  1. Date Announced

    May 2, 2017

    DOJ requests comments regarding the revision and extension of a currently approved information collection from Form EOIR-27, Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney or Representative Before the Board of Immigration Appeals. Among the proposed changes include several non-substantive changes. EOIR has also added language clarifying that the practitioner, by entering his or her appearance before EOIR, acknowledges that the practitioner will be subject to the disciplinary rules and procedures at 8 C.F.R. 1003.101 et seq. Additional language was added to the form to clarify that by entering an appearance before EOIR pursuant to the filing of a Form EOIR-27, the practitioner consents to the publication of the practitioner’s name and any findings of misconduct by EOIR, should the practitioner become subject to any public discipline by EOIR pursuant to the rules and procedures at 8 C.F.R. 1003.101 et seq. [ID #855]

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  3. Subsequent Action

    September 25, 2017

    OMB approved this information request (without change), however, the proposed changes have not yet been implemented in the latest version of Form EOIR-27. EOIR acknowledged the changes to the Form EOIR-27 proposed herein will need to be implemented in EOIR's eRegistry before the revised form – both hard copy and electronic versions – can be made available for use. The development and implementation of these changes in eRegistry will take several months to complete. In the event that the proposed changes are not ready in eRegistry upon OMB approval of the revisions proposed herein, EOIR will continue to use the current Form EOIR-27 until those changes are finalized.

    OMB approves this information collect request

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