Resistance Lawyering:  Fighting for Immigrant Communities and the Rule of Law


  • $200.00  -  Legal Worker/Non-Profit/Student on or after Sept. 14th
  • $275.00  -  Current Members of NIPNLG, NLG, or Minority Bar Associations on or after Sept. 14th
  • $375.00  -  Private Attorney on or after Sept. 14th


Join Us for this Online Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Course

Resistance Lawyering: Fighting for Immigrant Communities and the Rule of Law

 Wednesday, October 16, 2019

21C Museum Hotel, Durham, NC 

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(5 general CLE credits, 1 ethics CLE credit)



8:30 – 9:00 am: Registration and Coffee (NO CLE CREDIT)

9:00 – 10:00 am: 60 minutes (1.00 General CLE Credit) 

Immigration Litigation in Federal Court

Faculty: Sirine Shebaya, National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild

10:05 – 11:05 am: 60 minutes (1.00 Ethics CLE Credit)

Ethics Under Attack

Faculty: Karen Grisez, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

                Helen A. Sklar, Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP

11:05 – 11:15 am: Break 

 11:15 – 12:15 pm:  60 minutes (1.00 General CLE Credit)

Raids and Motions to Suppress

Faculty: Rex Chen, Legal Services NYC

               Angelica Salceda, ACLU-Northern California

12:15 – 1:30 pm: Lunch Break

 1:30 – 2:30 pm:  60 minutes (1.00 General CLE Credit)

Creating a Record and Working with Experts in Immigration Court

- Preserving the record in immigration court

- Objections under the federal rules of evidence and immigration regulations

- Working with experts in preparing your case

- Presenting expert evidence in immigration court

Faculty: Sui Chung, Immigration Law & Litigation Group

               Deborah Weissman, UNC Chapel Hill School of Law

2:35 – 3:35 pm: 60 minutes (1.00 General CLE Credit)

Expedited Removal

- Update on expedited removal expansion

- Challenging expedited removal

- Advising client when encountering ICE

Faculty: Anand Balakrishnan, ACLU-Immigrants’ Rights Project

               Trina Realmuto, American Immigration Council 

3:35 – 3:45 pm:   Break

3:45 – 4:45 pm: 60 minutes (1.00 General CLE Credit)

Asylum Updates

- Nationwide updates and injunctions

- Matter of A-B-

- Matter of L-E-A-

- Practice tips & decisions

Faculty: Bradley Jenkins, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC)

               Lory Rosenberg, Immigrant Defenders Law Group PLLC

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