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DOJ/EOIR RIN: 1125-AA44 Publication ID: Spring 2020 
Title: Background and Security Investigation Checks in Proceedings Before Immigration Judges and the Board of Immigration Appeals 

This rule would amend regulations relating to individuals in proceedings before the Executive Office for Immigration Review. The rule would ensure that the necessary identity, law enforcement, and security investigations are properly initiated and have been completed by the Department of Homeland Security before immigration judges and the Board of Immigration Appeals adjudicate certain applications for relief.

Agency: Department of Justice(DOJ)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Other 
CFR Citation: 8 CFR 1003    8 CFR 1208   
Legal Authority: 5 U.S.C. 301    6 U.S.C. 521    8 U.S.C. 1101, 1103, 1154, 1155, 1158, 1182, 1226, 1229, 1229a, 1229b, 1229c, 1231, 1252, 1254a, 1255, 1282, 1324d, 1330, 1361, 1362    28 U.S.C. 509, 510, 1746    sec. 2 Reorg Plan No 2 of 1950    3 CFR 1949 to 1953, Comp, p 1002    sec. 203 of Pub. L. 105-100, 111 Stat. 2196-200    sec. 1506 and 1510 of Pub. L. 106-386, 114 Stat. 1527-29, 1531-32    sec. 1505 of Pub. L. 106-554, 114 Stat. 2763A-326 to 328    title VII of Pub. L. 110-229   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  01/31/2005  70 FR 4743   
Interim Final Rule Effective  04/01/2005    
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End  04/01/2005    
Interim Final Rule Comment Period Extended  03/31/2005  70 FR 16398   
Interim Final Rule Comment Period Extended End  05/02/2005 
Final Action  09/00/2020 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:   Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Lauren Alder Reid
Assistant Director, Office of Policy, Executive Office for Immigration Review
Department of Justice
Executive Office for Immigration Review
5107 Leesburg Pike, Suite 1800,
Falls Church, VA 22041
Phone:703 305-0289