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EOIR authorizes use of settlement officers in OCAHO cases

  1. Date Announced

    Aug. 3, 2020

    The EOIR Director issues Policy Memo 20-16, describing a voluntary process whereby parties can use settlement officers in cases before the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer (OCAHO) as a means of alternative dispute resolution. The memorandum describes the role of a settlement officer, when cases may be referred to settlement officers, how cases are referred, the settlement conference process; confidentiality requirements, and how settlement negotiations conclude.

    [ID #1021]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    Aug. 3, 2020
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Hearings and Adjudications
Agencies Affected: EOIR

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