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Appellate Immigration Judge (Board Member)

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Department Of Justice Miami , FL 33196

Posted 2 months ago

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More than one position may be filled from this vacancy announcement.

This is an Excepted Service position. Additional positions may be filled from this announcement within 90 days of certificate issuance.

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Responsibilities

Board Members are commissioned to serve in the capacity of an appellate immigration judge in formal, quasi-judicial proceedings to review the determinations of immigration judges in removal and related proceedings, and of certain officers of the DHS in visa petition proceedings and other matters. All members of the Board review the record on appeal, including briefs, exhibits, and transcripts, and hear oral argument when conducted. The Board Member may concur or present dissenting opinions based on his/her view of any given case. The majority of the Board Member's duties fall into the general categories of removal proceedings, discretionary relief, claims of persecution, stays of removal, visa petitions, administrative fines, bond and detention, and immigration judge. Although the majority of the Board Members' time concerns hearing appeals, the incumbent is also qualified to conduct and may be assigned to conduct proceedings in the first instance as an immigration judge.

Travel Required
50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

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No

Promotion Potential
00

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    0905 Attorney

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.

  • You must undergo a pre-employment security investigation.

  • Selective Service Registration is required, as applicable.

  • Moving and Relocation Expense are not authorized.

  • Relevant experience (see qualifications below.)

Qualifications

In order to qualify for the Board Member position, applicants must meet all of the minimum qualifications listed below.

Education: Applicants must possess a LL.B., LL.M., or a J.D. degree.

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Licensure: Applicants must be an active member of the bar, duly licensed and authorized to practice law as an attorney under the laws of a U.S. state, territory, Puerto Rico or the District of Columbia (include the date of your admission to the bar).

  • AND-

Experience: Applicants must have a full seven (7) years of post-bar experience as a licensed attorney preparing for, participating in, and/or appealing formal hearings or trials involving litigation and/or administrative law at the Federal, State or local level. Qualifying litigation experience involves cases in which a complaint was filed with a court, or a charging document (e.g., indictment or information) was issued by a court, a grand jury, or appropriate military authority. Qualifying administrative law experience involves cases in which a formal procedure was initiated by a governmental administrative body.

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Qualifications must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

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Appellate Immigration Judge (Board Member)

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Department Of Justice