As an office within the Department of Justice, EOIR is headed by a Director who reports directly to the Deputy Attorney General. Its headquarters are located in Falls Church, Virginia, about 10 miles from downtown Washington, DC.
EOIR's primary mission is to adjudicate immigration cases in a careful and timely manner, including cases involving detained aliens, criminal aliens, and aliens seeking asylum as a form of relief from removal, while ensuring the standards of due process and fair treatment for all parties involved. In support of this mission, EOIR has identified certain goals and initiatives intended to:
|Office of the Director||Board of Immigration Appeals|
|Office of the Chief Immigration Judge||Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer|
|Office of General Counsel||Office of Management Programs|
|Administration Division||Office of Planning, Analysis & Technology|
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