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DOJ/DHS plan to hire additional immigration judges and ICE attorneys

  1. Original Date Announced

    October 8, 2017

    Executive Summary outlining Trump Administration's immigration priorities announces an additional 370 Immigration Judges and 1,000 ICE attorneys will be hired. [ID #283]

    Trump Administration Immigration Policy Priorities: Executive Summary
  2. Effective Date

    October 8, 2017

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: Interior
Agencies Affected: ICE EOIR

Pre Trump-Era Policies

  • January 1, 2020 EOIR reports that the number of immigration judges at the end of the fiscal year were: 289 (FY 2016), 338 (FY 2017), and 395 (FY 2018). Go to article on


Trump-Era Policy Documents

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