8 CFR 1240.31 - Authority of immigration judges.

§ 1240.31 Authority of immigration judges.

In determining cases referred for further inquiry as provided in section 235 of the Act, immigration judges shall have the powers and authority conferred upon them by the Act and this chapter, including the adjudication of applications for adjustment of status pursuant to section 202 of Pub. L. 105-100, or section 902 of Pub. L. 105-277. Subject to any specific limitation prescribed by the Act and this chapter, immigration judges shall also exercise the discretion and authority conferred upon the Attorney General by the Act as is appropriate and necessary for the disposition of such cases.

[ 62 FR 10367, Mar. 6, 1997, as amended at 63 FR 27829, May 21, 1998; 64 FR 25766, May 12, 1999]

Title 8 published on 06-Apr-2017 03:19

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 8 CFR Part 1240 after this date.

  • 2016-11-30; vol. 81 # 230 - Wednesday, November 30, 2016
    1. 81 FR 86291 - Procedures Further Implementing the Annual Limitation on Suspension of Deportation and Cancellation of Removal
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      DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, Executive Office for Immigration Review
      Notice of proposed rulemaking.
      Written comments must be submitted on or before January 30, 2017. Comments received by mail will be considered timely if they are postmarked on or before that date. The electronic Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) will accept comments until midnight Eastern Time at the end of that day.
      8 CFR Part 1240