Arlington, Virginia Immigration Court Information and Location

Arlington Immigration Court

The Arlington Immigration Court adjudicates cases that arise in the states of Virginia and in the District of Columbia, as well as cases from immigration courts from all over the United States that are granted a change of venue to Arlington. Pro Forma  attorneys can represent you, your friends or family in your removal hearing at the Arlington Immigration Court.



Arlington Immigration Court 901 N. Stuart Street, Suite 1300 Arlington, Virginia 22203 (703) 235-2307


Court Hours 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Closed for lunch 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)
Window Hours 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.; 12:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Immigration Judges

Burman, Lawrence O. Bryant, John M. Crosland, David W. Iskra, Wayne R. O’Leary, Brian M. Schmidt, Paul W. Snow, Thomas G.

Court Administrator

Egozcue, Joseph


  • Information regarding the status of a case is available by calling 1-800-898-7180.
  • Public restrooms are located on the first/ground floor of the building. Access is available by advising building security that the respondent is at the Court for a scheduled hearing. Building security will provide a key to the public restrooms.
  • For security reasons, there is no public elevator access to Court before 8:30 a.m. Public elevator access to the court is available between 8:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
  • The Arlington Immigration Court conducts interactive video hearings for aliens (also know as respondents or applicants) detained at the Piedmont Regional Jail in Farmville, Virginia, the Hampton Roads Regional Jail and as required, other DHS Virginia detainee locations. These are individual hearings and master (pleadings) calendars, and generally, are open to the public. To ensure access to a video hearing, a minimum of one week’s prior coordination with the Arlington Immigration Court is highly recommended.
  • The Arlington Immigration Court also conducts periodic hearings at the James River Correction Center, Goochland, Virginia, under the auspices of the Institutional Hearing Program (IHP).
  • The consumption of food and drinks are not allowed in the reception area or Court proceedings. Operational cellular telephones and audible pagers and/or beepers are not permitted in Court.
  • Minor children accompanying a parent(s) to the Court, the child(ren) must be chaperoned and supervised at all times. There are no amenities and/or accommodations for small children.
  • Weapons, dangerous items, and controlled substances are prohibited in the Arlington Immigration Court. Accordingly, all individuals to the Arlington Immigration Court must pass through a Justice Protective Service security checkpoint (which includes a magnetometer) prior to gaining access to the Court.
  • Proper attire is required for all Court Hearings. Following are examples of improper attire: T-shirts, shorts, sandals, men wearing hats in the court room, halter tops, etc.