DOJ Recognition and Accreditation
Recognition and accreditation is the Department of Justice’s certification of charitable immigration agencies and staff, and allows non-attorney staff to practice immigration law before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the immigration courts. The rules governing recognition and accreditation can be found at 8 CFR Section 1292.
For all resources pertaining to DOJ Recognition and Accreditation, see our toolkit below.
This toolkit is designed to educate agencies on the need for DOJ recognition and accreditation and to assist them in the application process.
A quick overview about the training required for DOJ recognition and accreditation.
A step-by-step guide for non-profit community-based agencies on the process for DOJ recognition and accreditation.
A simple overview of the purpose, requirements, and benefits of the DOJ R&A program. Also includes answers to many frequently asked questions about DOJ Recognition and Accreditation