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    If you are interested in a rewarding and challenging career, this is the position for you.

    The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) seeks highly-qualified individuals to join our team of expert professionals in becoming a part of our challenging and rewarding Agency. The primary mission of the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) is to adjudicate immigration cases by fairly, expeditiously, and uniformly interpreting and administering the Nation's immigration laws. Under delegated authority from the Attorney General, EOIR conducts immigration court proceedings, appellate reviews, and administrative hearings. EOIR consists of three adjudicatory components: The Office of the Chief Immigration Judge, which is responsible for managing the Immigration Courts where Immigration Judges adjudicate individual cases; the Board of Immigration Appeals, which primarily conducts appellate reviews of these Immigration Judge decisions; and the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer, which adjudicates immigration-related employment cases.

    This position is located in Falls Church, VA, at the Board of Immigration Appeals for Executive Office for Immigration Review, U. S. Department of Justice. (This is an Excepted Service position and additional positions may be filled from this announcement within 90 days of certificate issuance). The BIA's primary mission is that of producing authoritative administrative case law in the form of BIA decisions, interpreting the immigration laws and laying down guidelines for the exercise of the Attorney General's delegated administrative discretion. In addition, the BIA has appellate jurisdiction over essentially all decisions of Immigration Judges and certain decisions of DHS officers.

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    Responsibilities

    Duties include but are not limited to the following:

    • Reviewing and analyzing records of administrative proceedings
    • Conducting needed legal research
    • Drafting formal appellate orders for consideration by the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA).
    • Evaluating administrative records of proceedings
    • Assessing whether administrative discretion was exercised properly
    • Recommending a formal legal disposition of appeals or motions under review

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional, periodic travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/499819400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.