Recognition of Organizations and Accreditation of Non-Attorney Representatives, 61773 [2015-26083]

Download as PDF 61773 Proposed Rules Federal Register Vol. 80, No. 198 Wednesday, October 14, 2015 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Executive Office for Immigration Review 8 CFR Parts 1001, 1003, 1103, 1212, and 1292 [EOIR Docket No. 176] RIN 1125–AA72 To RSVP for the meeting: Lauren Alder Reid, Chief & Counsel for Communications and Legislative Affairs, 703–305–0289, EngageWithEOIR@usdoj.gov. For each meeting, attendance will be limited to the first forty (40) individuals to RSVP. EOIR will also offer remote participation options for those who cannot physically attend the meeting. To attend the meeting in person or remotely, please RSVP with the name(s) of the attendee(s), the attendee’s organization, and an email address where instructions may be sent for accessing the meeting. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Background Recognition of Organizations and Accreditation of Non-Attorney Representatives Executive Office for Immigration Review, Department of Justice. ACTION: Proposed rule; notice of meeting. AGENCY: The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) has published in the Federal Register a proposed rule amending the regulations governing the requirements and procedures for authorizing representatives of non-profit religious, charitable, social service, or similar organizations to represent persons in proceedings before EOIR and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The proposed rule also proposes amendments to the regulations concerning EOIR’s disciplinary procedures. EOIR seeks public comment on issues affecting this proposed rule and will host three open public meetings to discuss it. The first meeting will be limited to a discussion of the recognition of organizations; the second meeting will address accreditation of representatives; and the third meeting will address oversight of recognized organizations and accredited representatives. DATES AND TIMES: The first meeting will be held on Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. The second meeting will be held on Friday, October 23, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. The third meeting will be held Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at 5107 Leesburg Pike, Suite 1800, Falls Church, VA 22041. srobinson on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:17 Oct 10, 2015 Jkt 238001 EOIR has published a proposed rule (80 FR 59514, Oct. 1, 2015) to amend the regulations governing the recognition of organizations and accreditation of representatives who appear before EOIR and DHS. EOIR will be hosting three open public meetings to discuss the proposed rule. The purpose of these meetings is to solicit the views of interested stakeholders regarding the proposed rule. Agenda for October 15, 2015, Meeting The first meeting, which will be held on October 15, 2015, will focus on issues addressing the recognition of organizations. An agenda for the first meeting is listed below. 1. Introductions. 2. Overview presentation of the relevant sections of the proposed rule. 3. Moderated question and answer period. 4. Adjourn. Agenda for October 23, 2015, Meeting The second meeting, which will be held on October 23, 2015, will focus on issues addressing the accreditation of representatives. An agenda for the second meeting is listed below. 1. Introductions. 2. Overview presentation of the relevant sections of the proposed rule. 3. Moderated question and answer period. 4. Adjourn. Agenda for October 29, 2015, Meeting The third meeting, which will be held on October 29, 2015, will focus on issues addressing the oversight of recognized organizations and accredited PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 representatives. An agenda for the third meeting is listed below. 1. Introductions. 2. Overview presentation of the relevant sections of the proposed rule. 3. Moderated question and answer period. 4. Adjourn. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 198 (Wednesday, October 14, 2015)]
[Proposed Rules]
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[FR Doc No: 2015-26083]


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Proposed Rules
                                                Federal Register
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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of 
the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these 
notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in 
the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules.

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Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 198 / Wednesday, October 14, 2015 / 
Proposed Rules

[[Page 61773]]



DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Executive Office for Immigration Review

8 CFR Parts 1001, 1003, 1103, 1212, and 1292

[EOIR Docket No. 176]
RIN 1125-AA72


Recognition of Organizations and Accreditation of Non-Attorney 
Representatives

AGENCY: Executive Office for Immigration Review, Department of Justice.

ACTION: Proposed rule; notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) has 
published in the Federal Register a proposed rule amending the 
regulations governing the requirements and procedures for authorizing 
representatives of non-profit religious, charitable, social service, or 
similar organizations to represent persons in proceedings before EOIR 
and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The proposed rule also 
proposes amendments to the regulations concerning EOIR's disciplinary 
procedures. EOIR seeks public comment on issues affecting this proposed 
rule and will host three open public meetings to discuss it. The first 
meeting will be limited to a discussion of the recognition of 
organizations; the second meeting will address accreditation of 
representatives; and the third meeting will address oversight of 
recognized organizations and accredited representatives.

DATES and Times:  The first meeting will be held on Thursday, October 
15, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. The second meeting will be held on Friday, 
October 23, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. The third meeting will be held Thursday, 
October 29, 2015 at 1:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at 5107 Leesburg Pike, Suite 1800, 
Falls Church, VA 22041.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To RSVP for the meeting: Lauren Alder 
Reid, Chief & Counsel for Communications and Legislative Affairs, 703-
305-0289, EngageWithEOIR@usdoj.gov. For each meeting, attendance will 
be limited to the first forty (40) individuals to RSVP. EOIR will also 
offer remote participation options for those who cannot physically 
attend the meeting. To attend the meeting in person or remotely, please 
RSVP with the name(s) of the attendee(s), the attendee's organization, 
and an email address where instructions may be sent for accessing the 
meeting.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    EOIR has published a proposed rule (80 FR 59514, Oct. 1, 2015) to 
amend the regulations governing the recognition of organizations and 
accreditation of representatives who appear before EOIR and DHS. EOIR 
will be hosting three open public meetings to discuss the proposed 
rule. The purpose of these meetings is to solicit the views of 
interested stakeholders regarding the proposed rule.

Agenda for October 15, 2015, Meeting

    The first meeting, which will be held on October 15, 2015, will 
focus on issues addressing the recognition of organizations. An agenda 
for the first meeting is listed below.
    1. Introductions.
    2. Overview presentation of the relevant sections of the proposed 
rule.
    3. Moderated question and answer period.
    4. Adjourn.

Agenda for October 23, 2015, Meeting

    The second meeting, which will be held on October 23, 2015, will 
focus on issues addressing the accreditation of representatives. An 
agenda for the second meeting is listed below.
    1. Introductions.
    2. Overview presentation of the relevant sections of the proposed 
rule.
    3. Moderated question and answer period.
    4. Adjourn.

Agenda for October 29, 2015, Meeting

    The third meeting, which will be held on October 29, 2015, will 
focus on issues addressing the oversight of recognized organizations 
and accredited representatives. An agenda for the third meeting is 
listed below.
    1. Introductions.
    2. Overview presentation of the relevant sections of the proposed 
rule.
    3. Moderated question and answer period.
    4. Adjourn.

Public Participation

    The meetings are open to the public, but advance notice of 
attendance is required to ensure adequate seating and remote 
availability. Persons planning to attend should notify Lauren Alder 
Reid, Chief & Counsel for Communications and Public Affairs, 703-305-
0289, PAO.EOIR@usdoj.gov. For each meeting, participation will be 
limited to the first forty (40) individuals to RSVP, with an additional 
remote participation option available.

    Dated: October 7, 2015.
Lauren Alder-Reid,
Chief & Counsel, Office of Communications and Legislative Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2015-26083 Filed 10-13-15; 8:45 am]
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