Background Information: One of the biggest challenges in mass adjudication programs is the queue of pending deportation proceedings.
The Administrative Conference of the United States was asked by the Social Security Administration (SSA) to study adjudication relating to the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs and recommend improvements.
At its Plenary Session on June 16-17, 2011, the Administrative Conference of the United States adopted Recommendation 2011-4, regarding the use of video hearings by federal government agencies with high volume cases loads as a means of reducing caseload backlog and conducting more efficient adjudication. This recommendation is the result of the public, consensus-driven work of the Committee on Adjudication of the Assembly of the Conference. ...