Remember former Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez issuing 22 reforms to clean up a number of well-documented problems with immigration judges around the country. They included a new disciplinary system, improvements to the appeals process and additional oversight. According to a study released this week by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse. The report concluded that the Department of Justice

"failed to complete key improvement measures that go to the heart of
ensuring that the immigration courts are staffed by capable, skilled
judges that have sufficient time and resources to accurately do their

The Executive Office for Immigration Review has failed to conduct any performance evaluations of immigration judges
or appeals board members and has not implemented a code of judicial
conduct, according to the report.