Date AnnouncedNov. 21, 2019
In Policy Memo 20-05, EOIR reaffirms its policy of not allowing individuals to appear in immigration court and engage in legal advocacy without being officially recognized as the respondent's legal representative. The policy memo emphasizes that individuals appearing as amici curiae (friends of the court) are not an exception.
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Effective Date of ChangeNov. 21, 2019
2014 Memo from Chief Immigration Judge O'Leary allowed Friend of Court model in unaccompanied minor cases.O'Leary Memorandum: The Friend of the Court Model for Unaccompanied Minors in Immigration Proceedings