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EOIR proposes new Form EOIR-59 to allow for the release of records

  1. Original Date Announced

    July 17, 2020

    EOIR seeks comments on a proposed new Form EOIR-59, Certification and Release of Records, which will allow parties who are, or were, in proceedings before EOIR to disclose or release their records to an attorney, accredited representative, qualified organization, or other third party. EOIR indicates that this information collection is necessary to prevent unauthorized disclosure of records of individuals maintained by DOJ. A 60-day notice and comment period is provided. [ID #1094]

    New Form EOIR-59
  3. Biden Administration Action: Approved/Retained

    February 24, 2021

    OMB approves information collect request

    On 02/24/21, OMB approved this information collection.

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Current Status

Fully in Effect

Most Recent Action

February 24, 2021 Action: Approved/Retained OMB approves information collect request
February 24, 2021
Acted on by Biden Administration

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Proposed
Trump Administration Action: Forms and Information Collection
Subject Matter: Hearings and Adjudications
Agencies Affected: EOIR


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