Mark A Ivener, A Law Corporation

Category: EOIR

House Holds Oversight Hearings on USCIS, EOIR

The U.S. House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee held oversight hearings (full video with Q&A) in December 2015 on U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and on the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR). Leon Rodriguez, USCIS Director, testified at the USCIS hearing. Juan Osuna, EOIR Director, testified at the EOIR hearing. At the USCIS oversight… Read More

EOIR Interim Rule Addresses ‘Largest Caseload’ in U.S. History With Temporary IJs

Following the Obama administration’s decision to increase the number of immigration judges deployed to handle cases related to the influx of undocumented migrants in the U.S. southern border area, the Department of Justice’s Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) published an interim rule effective July 11, 2014, allowing the agency to designate or select temporary… Read More