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IJ complaint processing moves from EOIR courts to EOIR Director's office

  1. Date Announced

    Oct. 15, 2018

    EOIR revises its procedures for handling complaints against IJs, Board Members, and ALJs, moving complaint management from its court components -- OCIJ, BIA, and OCAHO -- to a "Judicial Conduct and Professionalism Unit" (JCPU) under the control of the Director's Office. Under the new process, the JCPU decides what constitutes a complaint and what merits attention. The new process also includes a mechanism for IJs to complain about Board Members.

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    Oct. 15, 2018
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Hearings and Adjudications
Agencies Affected: EOIR

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