EOIR/ICE Joint Liaison Committee: "Changing The Bench," Part 2

EOIR/ICE Joint Liaison Committee: "Changing The Bench," Part 2

Release Date: 3/25/2022
Recording Available 7-14 Days After Event Date
Format Length CLE Eligible
Video Roundtable 60 min. No

EOIR is actively recruiting and hiring immigration judges, and AILA encourages our members to review and apply for these opportunities. For guidance on becoming an immigration judge, check out the Roundtable recording Changing the Immigration Court Bench: How You Can Become an Immigration Judge (Part 1), and tune in live for Part 2 on March 25 to hear from members of the EOIR/ICE Join Liaison Committee and Immigration Judge Cynthia M. Nunez (San Francisco, April 2022).

For more information on EOIR job postings, click here.

Discussion Topics

  • Dealing with Hostile Judges: IJ Complaints with EOIR, the Bar and Beyond
  • Making a Difference: Probationary Periods, Chapter-Wide Coordination, and Escalation
  • Pursuing Opportunities on the Immigration Court or Federal Court Bench
  • What You Need to Know About AILA Engagement and Projects in the Works

This roundtable is available only to AILA members and not CLE eligible. AILA University Video Roundtables are free learning opportunities for AILA members provided via a weekly schedule of live video programming for members to come together from across the country and world to discuss hot topics and network with colleagues in the field. Video Roundtables are part of AILA University programming and each session is hosted by faculty selected for their expertise.

Sui Chung (DL), Chair, AILA EOIR/ICE Joint Liaison Committee Chair, Miami, FL

Amanda Bethea Keaveny, AILA National Board of Governors / Asylum and Refugee Committee Elected Director / EOIR/Joint Liaison Committee, Charleston, SC

Sarah Weston Hayes Owings, National Board of Governors / AILA USCIS HQ (Benefits Policy) Liaison Committee Elected Director / EOIR/Joint Liaison Committee / Removal Defense Section Steering Committee, Atlanta, GA

Cynthia M. Nunez, Immigration Attorney, Walker & Associates, Detroit, MI

Zack Gima, Senior Director of Strategic Engagement, American Constitution Society (ACS), Washington, DC

The speaker's/author's views do not necessarily represent the views of AILA, nor do they constitute legal advice or representation. Practice tips provided are based on the speaker's/author's experiences and the current state of the law. Please be sure to conduct legal research and analysis for your unique situation as the law changes quickly and experiences may differ from your own.