Original Date AnnouncedAugust 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]2020.08.03 OCAHO Settlement Officer Program
Effective DateAugust 3, 2020
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