Practice Pointer: EOIR Policy Memo on Case Flow Processing

Last Updated

January 21, 2021

On Nov. 30, 2020, James McHenry, Director of the Executive Office for Immigration Review, issued a Policy Memorandum that fundamentally alters immigration court practice, eliminating master calendar hearings in almost all non-detained cases where the respondent is represented. This practice pointer provides tips and strategies for practitioners to navigate the new immigration court procedure.