Fighting Back in Removal Proceedings and in the Federal Courts

Admission

  • $200.00  -  Legal Worker/Non-Profit/Student on or After October 19th
  • $275.00  -  Current Members of NIPNLG, NLG, or Minority Bar Associations on or after October 19th
  • $325.00  -  Private Attorney on or after October 19th

Description

 

Fighting Back in Removal Proceedings and in the Federal Courts

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Benson Hotel, Portland, OR

Join us for this day-long Continuing Legal Education (CLE) which will focus on:

NOTE: This CLE  takes places the day before the 2018 National Lawyers Guild Convention. A separate registration fee applies to the NLG convention.
You do not need to attend the NLG Annual Conference in order to attend this seminar, although we encourage you to do so.

 

AGENDA

 

8:30 – 9:00am:            Registration (coffee/tea)

 

9:00 – 10:15am:          Recent Procedural Challenges and Opportunities: Pereira, Castro-Tum, and LABR

  • Challenging defective NTAs under Pereira
  • Admin closure post-Castro Tum
  • Continuances after LABR

Faculty: Michelle Mendez, Catholic Legal Immigration Network Inc.

                  Patrick Taurel, Clark Hill PLC

 

10:15 – 11:20 am:       Challenging Prolonged Detention

  • Prolonged detention after Jennings v. Rodriguez
  • Prolonged detention for those subject to removal orders     

      Faculty: Amalia Wille, Van Der Hout, Brigagliano, Nightingale LLP

                         Stephen Kang, ACLU Immigrant Rights Project

11:20 – 11:30 am:       Break

11:30 – 12:35 pm:       Ethics in Immigration Law

  • Your obligations to the tribunal
  • Misrepresentation and disclosure
  • Exercises

Faculty: Annie Lai, UC Irvine School of Law

              Raquel Hecht, Hecht & Norman

 

12:35 – 1:35 pm:         Lunch

1:35 – 2:40 pm:           FOIA and Discovery for Immigration Lawyers 

  • FOIAs and state public records requests
  • Subpoenas and depositions in immigration court

Faculty: Michael Wishnie, Yale Law School  

           Rex Chen, Safe Passage Project

 

2:40 – 3:45 pm:           Responding to Gang Enforcement and Social Media Monitoring

  • Preparing your client
  • Challenging gang-related and social media evidence in removal proceedings
  • Consular processing

Faculty: Paromita Shah, National Immigration Project of the NLG

      Sarah Sherman-Stokes, Boston University

3:45 – 3:55 pm:           Break

3:55 – 5:00 pm:           Recent Developments in Crimm-Imm

  • Using the categorical approach to win your case
  • Distinguishing means from elements
  • Case updates and analysis

Faculty: Dan Kesselbrenner, National Immigration Project of the NLG

               Becky Sharpless, University of Miami

 

 

Registration Fees (Early Bird Rates in effect prior to October 19, 2018).

Private Attorney:

$300 before October 19th - $325 on or after October 19, 2018

Current Members of NIPNLG, NLG, or Minority Bar Associations:

$250 before October 19th - $275 on or after October 19, 2018

Legal Worker/Non-Profit/Student:

$175 before October 19th - $200 on or after October 19, 2018

 

NOTE
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NIPNLG MEMBERSHIP MEETING

NIPNLG will also hold its annual Membership Meeting on Thursday, November 1, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

NIPNLG LITIGATION MEETING

Additionally, the NIPNLG litigation meeting will be on Friday, November 2, from 8:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

 

NIPNLG CLE Sponsored By:

National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild

 

Questions

Please send any questions regarding this event to: Events@NIPNLG.org

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