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EOIR reaffirms amici cannot engage in legal advocacy before IJ

  1. Date Announced

    Nov. 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.

    [ID #225]

    View Policy Document
  2. Effective Date of Change

    Nov. 21, 2019
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: Hearings and Adjudications
Agencies Affected: EOIR

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