Board of Immigration Appeals

The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), which is located in Falls Church, Virginia, is an independent administrative body with the mission of interpreting and applying immigration laws. Its Board Members are administrative judges appointed by the U.S. Attorney General. 

In general, the BIA does not conduct courtroom proceedings but instead processes appeals by conducting a paper review of cases. The members of the BIA read appeals from certain decisions rendered by immigration judges and by district directors and officers of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

The majority of appeals reaching the BIA involve orders of removal and applications for relief from removal. It is important to note that the BIA may affirm the decision of an Immigration Judge or the Board may either reverse or remand a Judge’s decision. While BIA decisions are considered a final administrative action, some BIA decisions may indeed be appealed to a U.S. Court of Appeals. 

How can The Shulman Law Group help you?

The Shulman Law Group has successfully submitted hundreds of appeals to the BIA and has likewise achieved favorable outcomes in filing appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals in certain cases. In several circumstances, clients have hired our firm to handle the appeal process after their cases were denied under the guidance of another immigration lawyer. 

To make the long story short - I wouldn't be here now writing this review if it wasn't for him. He fought with me and for me as if he was defending himself and not some stranger from a foreign country. I will highly recommend him - if your case has any chance at all he is the one you need.

-Immigration Client

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