Biden admin announces 24 new immigration judges
EOIR announced the appointment of 24 new immigration judges, including four Assistant Chief Immigration Judges and two Unit Chief Immigration Judges. The memo provides a biography for each judge.
They will join the newest BIA member, Appellate Immigration Judge Andrea Saenz. The qualifications for a career as an immigration judge include a law degree, active membership in the bar, a license to practice as a lawyer, and at least seven years of experience as a practicing attorney. All told, an aspiring immigration lawyer needs a total of seven years of full-time study after high school to obtain a Juris Doctor degree. He will also need a few more months to pass the bar exam and meet local bar association requirements.