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EOIR expands BIA to 23 judges

  1. Date Announced

    April 1, 2020

    In an interim rule, EOIR adds two more Board Member positions to the BIA, raising the total from 21 to 23 judges. The BIA had recently expanded in 2018, raising the total then from 17 to 21. Combined, the two rules result in six appellate judge positions being created and appointed by the Trump administration.

    [ID #241]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    April 1, 2020
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Rule
Subject Matter: Hearings and Adjudications
Agencies Affected: EOIR

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