The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR, or “Immigration Court”) maintains an automated case Information System, 1-800-898-7180. Calling this number allows you type in your client’s A # (Alien Number) and obtain updated information about the next hearing date, Immigration Judge, etc.
ICE’s cover sheet for copies of motions that you file: ICE counsel in NYC asks that we put the latest version of a one-page information sheet on top of the copies of motions that we give to ICE counsel. Around the end of September 2015, ICE counsel released a new version of its Cover Sheet. See the form here: Cover Sheet for Motion Submitted to Ice Counsel
EOIR’s eRegistry information: http://www.justice.gov/eoir/engage/eRegistration.htm
EOIR’s September 10, 2014 memo to Immigration Judges on continuances to obtain representation, adjournments for other reasons, and appearances by custodians for unaccompanied children at https://www.justice.gov/sites/default/files/eoir/legacy/2014/09/30/Docketing-Practices-Related-to-UACs-Sept2014.pdf .
The July/August 2014 Immigration Law Advisor, an EOIR publication with an article on the circuit split on the finality rule, circuit court decisions for June 2014, recent BIA precedent decisions, and a regulatory update at https://www.justice.gov/sites/default/files/eoir/legacy/2014/08/27/vol8no6.pdf .
A training manual for the EOIR’s Model Hearing Program, to help prepare advocates for practice in immigration court, at https://www.justice.gov/sites/default/files/eoir/legacy/2014/05/06/Model_Hearing_Program_Manual.pdf .
“All About BIA Recognition and Accreditation,” by the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC), covers the guidelines for organizations and non-attorneys to qualify for representing immigrants in applications and proceedings at https://cliniclegal.org/sites/default/files/resources/recognition-accreditation/WR-and-CLINIC-Combined-Step-By-Step-Edits-FINAL.pdf .
Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR)
The EOIR Practice Manual is regularly updated online at http://www.justice.gov/eoir/vll/OCIJPracManual/ocij_page1.htm. To join the EOIR listserv and receive notices of BIA precedent decisions click here. “Like” the EOIR on Facebook, as a source for published decisions, discipline notices, office closings, and more at https://www.facebook.com/doj.eoir/.
Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC)
TRAC reports immigration court data, including a tool to track immigration court backlogs by location and other criteria at http://trac.syr.edu/phptools/immigration/court_backlog/