Date AnnouncedNov. 30, 2018
According to leaked emails obtained by the Center for Investigative Reporting, the New York City Assistant Chief Immigration Judge (ACIJ) directed IJs to complete family unit (FAMU) cases on a specific timetable and within one year.
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Effective Date of ChangeNov. 30, 2018
In August 2018, AG Sessions released a decision in Matter of L-A-B-R-, which strongly emphasizes administrative efficiency, discusses continuances as a dilatory tactic, and appears to limit IJ discretion in granting continuances.Matter of L-A-B-R-, 27 I&N Dec. 405 (AG 2018)