On July 13, 2017, the Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR) swore in one new Immigration Judge [link].
Immigration Judge James McCarthy was appointed by the U.S. Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, to serve on the New York City Immigration Court.
The EOIR news release details now-Judge James McCarthy's resume. From 1995-2000, Judge McCarthy served as an assistant district attorney in the Kings County (Brooklyn, N.Y.) District Attorney's Office. From 2000-2004, he served as an attorney on the Mayoral Commission to Combat Police Corruption. From 2004-2017, he served as an attorney in various capacities for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and, specifically, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). He spent the last eight years of his tenure with DHS and ICE working in New York City, before that having worked in Arizona. Judge McCarthy obtained his law degree from Brooklyn Law School.
At The Law Offices of Grinberg & Segal, we represent clients at immigration courts all across the United States. It goes without saying that being based in the center of New York City; we handle many immigration cases at the New York City Immigration Court. Judge James McCarthy brings a wealth of experience in immigration law and in practicing law in New York City in particular to the immigration bench. Judge McCarthy's experience will be needed, as the EOIR noted that the New York City Immigration Court is one of the “highest volume courts” in the immigration court system.