DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Dec 10, 2017 5:41 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Its been quiet in here lately, anyone in OCIJ hear any additional good news yet? Still waiting anxiously here!


Same. I haven't heard anything. References checked before Thanksgiving. Good luck to you.


I'm also waiting and my references were checked before Thanksgiving. So don't worry, you're not alone. Good luck to you both!

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 12, 2017 1:12 am

Anonymous User wrote:Its been quiet in here lately, anyone in OCIJ hear any additional good news yet? Still waiting anxiously here!


I'm assuming I'm an alternate at this point. :cry:

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:45 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Its been quiet in here lately, anyone in OCIJ hear any additional good news yet? Still waiting anxiously here!


I'm assuming I'm an alternate at this point. :cry:


At least we're getting closer to some people's deadlines for responding to offers, so hopefully some people will start rejecting and positions will open up...

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:13 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Its been quiet in here lately, anyone in OCIJ hear any additional good news yet? Still waiting anxiously here!


I'm assuming I'm an alternate at this point. :cry:


At least we're getting closer to some people's deadlines for responding to offers, so hopefully some people will start rejecting and positions will open up...


The friend I told about the DOJ honors program and encouraged to apply in the first place, who got an offer at my first choice court just accepted so...

Sigh.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:56 am

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Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Its been quiet in here lately, anyone in OCIJ hear any additional good news yet? Still waiting anxiously here!


I'm assuming I'm an alternate at this point. :cry:


At least we're getting closer to some people's deadlines for responding to offers, so hopefully some people will start rejecting and positions will open up...


The friend I told about the DOJ honors program and encouraged to apply in the first place, who got an offer at my first choice court just accepted so...

Sigh.


Oh, that's rough. I'm sorry. Good luck.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:02 pm

"The Civil Division has met its Honors Program hiring goals for this year and will not be issuing any further offers."

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 12, 2017 4:52 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Its been quiet in here lately, anyone in OCIJ hear any additional good news yet? Still waiting anxiously here!


I'm assuming I'm an alternate at this point. :cry:


At least we're getting closer to some people's deadlines for responding to offers, so hopefully some people will start rejecting and positions will open up...


The friend I told about the DOJ honors program and encouraged to apply in the first place, who got an offer at my first choice court just accepted so...

Sigh.


Sorry to hear that. :( Would you be willing to share when your friend received their offer, and to what court it was for?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Dec 14, 2017 1:13 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Its been quiet in here lately, anyone in OCIJ hear any additional good news yet? Still waiting anxiously here!


Same. I haven't heard anything. References checked before Thanksgiving. Good luck to you.


I'm also waiting and my references were checked before Thanksgiving. So don't worry, you're not alone. Good luck to you both!


I'm this anon^ I just got an offer this morning for a court in the northeast. So there's still hope!!! Good luck everyone!!

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Dec 14, 2017 1:32 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Its been quiet in here lately, anyone in OCIJ hear any additional good news yet? Still waiting anxiously here!


Same. I haven't heard anything. References checked before Thanksgiving. Good luck to you.


I'm also waiting and my references were checked before Thanksgiving. So don't worry, you're not alone. Good luck to you both!


I'm this anon^ I just got an offer this morning for a court in the northeast. So there's still hope!!! Good luck everyone!!


Congrats! I am the anon who made the original post. I am in the same boat that you were in, my references were checked before Thanksgiving and still waiting. Just out of curiosity, how high did you rank the court that you got? Did you check the box?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Dec 14, 2017 1:36 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Its been quiet in here lately, anyone in OCIJ hear any additional good news yet? Still waiting anxiously here!


Same. I haven't heard anything. References checked before Thanksgiving. Good luck to you.


I'm also waiting and my references were checked before Thanksgiving. So don't worry, you're not alone. Good luck to you both!


I'm this anon^ I just got an offer this morning for a court in the northeast. So there's still hope!!! Good luck everyone!!


Congrats! I am the anon who made the original post. I am in the same boat that you were in, my references were checked before Thanksgiving and still waiting. Just out of curiosity, how high did you rank the court that you got? Did you check the box?


Thank you! I didn't check the box, only ranked six, and I ranked this court third.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:38 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Its been quiet in here lately, anyone in OCIJ hear any additional good news yet? Still waiting anxiously here!


Same. I haven't heard anything. References checked before Thanksgiving. Good luck to you.


I'm also waiting and my references were checked before Thanksgiving. So don't worry, you're not alone. Good luck to you both!


I'm this anon^ I just got an offer this morning for a court in the northeast. So there's still hope!!! Good luck everyone!!


Congratulations! That's fantastic news. I'm the anon whose references were also checked before Thanksgiving. Maybe I won't give up hope yet...

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Dec 14, 2017 5:40 pm

Has anyone received an offer who did not have their references checked? I know of one person who received an offer and did not believe their references were checked. A friend of mine received an offer this morning from a Midwestern court, but she had her references checked in the past two weeks.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Dec 24, 2017 4:01 pm

Anyone else still waiting? :roll:

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Dec 26, 2017 2:17 am

I'm sitll waiting on several offices in EOIR.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Dec 28, 2017 3:02 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:I know OCIJ offers are rolling but I'm becoming more pessimistic by the day...


I wouldn't lose hope just yet! I just now got an offer from OCIJ, and I'm fairly certain none of my references have been checked.


Oh wow! Congratulations! My references have been checked so that does make me feel a bit better. Do you mind sharing which court?-


San Antonio. I said I would go anywhere and ranked about 10 courts, but San Antonio wasn't one of them.


^I'm this anon; just wanted to say that I decided to reject the offer from the San Antonio court. Best of luck to everyone! :)

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Dec 28, 2017 6:13 pm

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jan 05, 2018 12:52 pm

Does anyone know of someone who got an offer from OCAHO?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jan 06, 2018 3:55 pm

Has anyone had their references checked but haven't heard anything? How long did it take to hear after getting your references checked?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:25 pm

From Deanna on Avue Regarding OCIJ

I can see that EOIR OCIJ has recently issued offers, but cannot tell exactly where they are in their decision cycle.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:27 pm

Has anyone recently received an offer from OCIJ and if so from where?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Mar 04, 2018 3:08 am

I got an offer mid-January from the LA Immigration Court. I’m excited but nervous about the time it will take to complete the background check (because I’ll be moving literally to the opposite side of the country). I’m seeing stories where people didn’t get the final go ahead until July. There’s nothing in my background I’m concerned about, but still makes it stressful for making moving plans. Does anyone know how the fbi conducts interviews and how long they take? I guess it depends on how comprehensive they are?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Mar 15, 2018 12:00 pm

Checking in—I’ve just received word that EOIR-OCIJ is checking my references. I’m very surprised and not sure what it means.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program 2017-18

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:47 am

Hi. Maybe this is the wrong place to ask, but does anyone know whether it's ever possible to transfer from one court to another during the 2 year OCIJ term? I assume not, but I figured I would check here to see if anyone has any experience with this.



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