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EOIR reportedly plans to halt LOP

  1. Original Date Announced

    April 11, 2018

    The Vera Institute, which is EOIR's contractor for the Legal Orientation Program (LOP), reports that EOIR is planning to halt the program. The LOP is a program of EOIR's Office of Legal Access Programs.

    [ID #317]

    Vera Institute Press Release: Statement on DOJ’s Decision to Halt Legal Orientation Program
  2. Effective Date

    April 30, 2018

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Program Termination
Subject Matter: Hearings and Adjudications
Agencies Affected: EOIR

Pre Trump-Era Policies

  • September 30, 2014 The Legal Orientation Program, established in 2003, partners with non-profit organizations to provide individual and group presentations, workshops, and pro bono referral services to detained immigrants in removal proceedings Fact Sheet: Expanding Access to Legal Orientation


  • AIC: DOJ Cuts Immigrants Access to Counsel in Latest Attack on Due Process

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