A federal judge won’t force the government to release information identifying immigration judges under investigation.

The American Immigration Lawyers Association sued the Executive Office for Immigration Review and the U.S. Attorney General in 2013, demanding complaints against immigration judges, records on the resolution of the complaints, an index of final opinions and orders in the cases, and electronic publication of them, in Federal Court.

Immigration Review produced some 16,000 pages of records associated with 767 complaints, but redacted identifying information on the judges – including their names, genders and work locations, according to U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper.

The AILA filed a motion for summary judgment in an attempt to get information on the judges along with complaint resolutions as they pertain to specific judges and other information redacted from the records because the agency found it to be non-responsive.

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