Dan Kowalski at LexisNexis and Heidi Altman at the Heartland Alliance sent in the following:
Heidi Altman, Director of Policy
National Immigrant Justice Center
A HEARTLAND ALLIANCE Program
Washington, DC Office
From: Daniel Kowalski <firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>>
Date: July 19, 2017 at 6:01:16 PM EDT
To: “firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>” <firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>>
Subject: [immprof] EOIR IJ Benchbook No Longer In Use (July 19, 2017) – AILA
EOIR IJ Benchbook No Longer In Use (July 19, 2017)
“EOIR confirmed that the EOIR Immigration Judge (IJ) Benchbook has been removed from EOIR’s webpage and is no longer being utilized. According to the agency, use of the IJ Benchbook was discontinued due to challenges in keeping the publication up to date with current case law.
Please note that AILALink<http://ailalink.aila.org/> now contains a copy of the IJ Benchbook as it appeared on the EOIR website as of April 27, 2017.”
Daniel M. Kowalski
Bender’s Immigration Bulletin (LexisNexis)
Even for EOIR this is extreme BS. No time to keep up on the law? Just like no time for Immigration Judge training.
Just another degradation in due process, uniformity, and training. Ridiculous!