Four New Assistant Chief Immigration Judges (May 2020)

by Eliza Grinberg on Jun. 29, 2020

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Summary: On May 22, 2020, the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) announced the appointment of four new assistant chief immigration judges.

immigration attorney nycOn May 22, 2020, the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) announced the appointment of four new assistant chief immigration judges [PDF version]. Assistant chief immigration judges have the responsibility of overseeing the overall operations of the immigration courts to which they are assigned. Assistant chief immigration judges also hear cases. None of the four new assistant chief immigration judges have prior experience on the immigration bench. Below, we will examine the biographies of the new assistant chief immigration judges.

Karen E. Mayberry, Assistant Chief Immigration Judge, Arlington Immigration Court

- 1990-2020: Judge advocate in the U.S. Air Force in many locations; Judge and Chief Judge of the Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals.
- 1987-1989: Assistant appellate defender in Topeka, Kansas.
- 1986-1987: Private practice.
- 1986: Juris Doctor from Kansas University School of Law.

Alfredia Owens, Assistant Chief Immigration Judge, Atlanta — W. Peachtree Street Immigration Court

- 2007-2020: Chief counsel, Office of Chief Counsel (OCC), Office of the Principal Legal Advisor (OPLA), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in Atlanta, for Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.
- 2006-2007: Deputy chief counsel, OCC, OPLA, ICE, DHS.
- 2002-2005: Assistant chief counsel, OCC, OPLA, ICE, DHS.
- 1996-2001: Assistant district attorney for the Tarrant County District Attorney's Office.
- 1994: Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law.

Khalilah M. Taylor, Assistant Chief Immigration Judge, New York — Broadway Immigration Court

- 2016-2020: Assistant chief counsel and deputy chief counsel, Office of Chief Counsel (OCC), Office of the Principal Legal Advisor (OPLA), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in New York.
- 2014-2016: Associate counsel with the Refugee and Asylum Law Division, Office of the Chief Counsel, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, DHS, in Rosedale, New York.
- 2002-2014: Assistant district counsel/assistant chief counsel, senior attorney, and deputy chief counsel, OCC, OPLA, ICE, DHS, in New York.
- 2001-2002: Judicial law clerk at the Newark Immigration Court, Executive Office for Immigration Review, Department of Justice.
- 2001: Juris Doctor from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

William E. Hanrahan, Assistant Chief Immigration Judge, San Francisco Immigration Court

- 2018-2020: Chief judge of the Fifth Judicial District of Wisconsin.
- 2016-2018: Wisconsin deputy chief judge.
- 2007-2016: Wisconsin circuit court judge.
- 1998-2007: Assistant attorney general for the Wisconsin Department of Justice.
- 1988-1998: Assistant district attorney in Milwaukee County.
- 1988: Juris Doctor from Hamline University School of Law.

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