EOIR Swears in 15 New Immigration Judges on September 23, 2016

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On September 23, 2016, the Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR) swore in 15 new immigration judges. With the new appointments, the EOIR announced that it now has a record high 291 immigration judges. The following is the list of new immigration judges along with their immigration courts:

  • Valerie A. Burch (San Francisco Immigration Court)
  • Thomas M. Cole (Miami Immigration Court)
  • Molly S. Frazer (Florence Immigration Court)
  • Ivan Gardzelweski (Denver Immigration Court)
  • Njeri B. Maldonado (Stewart Immigration Court)
  • Nancy J. Paul (Omaha Immigration Court)
  • Robin Kandell Paulino (San Francisco Immigration Court)
  • Jennifer I. Peyton (Chicago Immigration Court)
  • G. William Riggs (Miami Immigration Court)
  • Walter Hammele Ruehle (Buffalo Immigration Court)
  • Ian Robert Simons (Adelanto Immigration Court)
  • Mario J. Sturla (Boston Immigration Court)
  • P. Michael Truman (Salt Lake City Immigration Court)
  • Elizabeth L. Young (San Francisco Immigration Court)
  • Robin Zanfardino (Portland Immigration Court)