John W. Davis was appointed as an assistant chief immigration judge in April 2012, based in Denver. Judge Davis received a bachelor of arts degree in 1980 from the University of Nebraska-Omaha, a juris doctorate in 1987 from Creighton University and a master of laws degree in international law in 1997 from the Army Judge Advocate General’s School. From June 2008 to April 2012, Judge Davis served as an immigration judge at the Denver immigration court. From September 2002 to June 2008, Judge Davis served as an immigration judge at the Eloy Immigration Court. From January 2002 to September 2002, Judge Davis served as an immigration judge at the Los Angeles Immigration Court. From November 1999 to January 2002, he was an assistant district counsel for the former Immigration and Naturalization Service in Eloy. From December 1987 to November 1999, Judge Davis served in the U.S. Air Force, holding various positions, including chief, international and operations law, 12th Air Force, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz.; deputy staff judge advocate, 20th Fighter Wing, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C.; and circuit trial counsel, Yokota Air Force Base, Japan. Judge Davis is a member of the Nebraska State and Arizona State bars.