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DOJ/EOIR RIN: 1125-AB23 Publication ID: Spring 2022 
Title: ●Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer; Electronic Filing 
Abstract:

The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) is proposing to implement electronic filing and records applications for all cases before the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer (OCAHO). The proposed rule would update the relevant regulations necessary to implement these electronic filing and records applications, including requiring certain users to file documents electronically and changes to service of process. EOIR further proposes several minor, technical amendments to OCAHO’s regulations, including cleaning up and clarifying certain procedural references, formally incorporating OCAHO’s settlement officer program into OCAHO’s regulations, and removing references to the use of outdated technology such as microdisks and facsimiles that are no longer necessary once electronic filing is implemented.

 
Agency: Department of Justice(DOJ)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 28 CFR 68   
Legal Authority: 5 U.S.C. 301   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  12/00/2022 
Additional Information: EOIR Docket No. 022-0011
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: http://regulations.gov   Public Comment URL: http://regulations.gov  
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
Email: pao.eoir@usdoj.gov