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Fighting Enforcement & Keeping Families Together in the Trump Era
- $150.00 - Legal Worker or Student
- $275.00 - Current Attorney Members of NIPNLG, NLG, or Minority Bar Associations
- $325.00 - Non-Member Attorney
Topics for this CLE, hosted by the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild, will include: Defending non-citizens with criminal records, Raids and Motions to Suppress, Suing the government for violating your clients rights—Damages Remedies, Strategies to challenge your client’s ongoing detention, Challenging reinstatement of removal, Movement lawyering in the Era of Trump.
This CLE is perfect for: Immigration Law Practitioners, Local/Regional Immigration Bar Members, Pro bono Firm Lawyers, Civil Rights Attorneys and Community Organization Members.
Fighting Enforcement and Keeping Families Together in the Trump Era
Learn about how to be best defend your clients under Trump and resist his tactics!
Who Should Attend?
Immigration Law Practitioners, Local/Regional Immigration Bar Members,
Pro bono Firm Lawyers, Civil Rights Attorneys, Community Group Members
CLE Seminar Location:
John Marshall Law School, Blackburn Conference Center
1405 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309
Credit Hours: 6.6 hours of CLE credit approved
CLE Seminar Agenda
8:30 – 9:00am: Registration (coffee/tea)
9:00 – 9:05 am: Welcome
9:05 – 10:20am: Challenging Evidence of Alienage
Faculty: Rex Chen, Eunice Cho, and Michael Wishnie
- Evidence objections
- Motions to suppress
- Motions to terminate
- Practice tips and coordination with broader advocacy efforts
10:20 – 11:20 am: Strategies to Challenge Detention via Habeas
Faculty: Rebecca Sharpless and Brad Banias
- What statute governs detention? INA 235, 236(a) or (c), or 241
- Law around prolonged/mandatory detention in the 11th Circuit
- Practice tips and strategies in the Georgia District Courts
11:20 – 11:30am: Break
11:30 – 12:40pm: Damages Remedies: Suing DHS for Violating Your Clients’ Rights
Faculty: Brian Spears and Glenda Aldana Madrid
- Why should immigrants bring damages suits?
- Overview of type of challenges (FTCA, 1983, Bivens)
12:40 – 1:40pm: Lunch
During second half hour there will be a discussion led by the battle for immigrant rights in Georgia
1:40 – 2:45pm: Contesting Removability for Crimes
Faculty: Javier Maldonado and Sejal Zota
- Which Georgia dispositions are convictions under immigration law?
- Analysis under categorical approach
- Divisibility and United States v. Mathis
2:45 – 3:50pm: Challenges to DHS Orders of Removal
Faculty: Trina Realmuto and Matt Adams
- Statutory and regulatory authority for expedited removal and reinstatement orders
- Assessing, minimizing, and responding to the risk of expanded expedited removal and increased use of reinstatement orders
- Administrative means to seek reconsideration or reopening of expedited removal and reinstatement decisions
- Federal court challenges to expedited removal orders and reinstatement orders
3:50 – 4:00pm: Break
4:00 – 5:00pm: The Role of Movement Lawyering in the Era of Trump
Faculty: Purvi Shah, Adelina Nicholls, Andrew Free, and Julie Mao
- Role of immigration lawyers in larger justice movement
- Strategies of grassroots organizations to fight against immigration enforcement
- How you can support your local community
$300 before April 21st or $325 on or after April 21, 2017
Current Attorney Members of NIPNLG, NLG, or Minority Bar Associations:
$250 before April 21st or $275 on or after after April 21, 2017
Legal Worker or Student:
$150 before and after April 21, 2017
* Full and Partial Scholarships available based on need. Community Groups are encouraged to attend. Please email Tami Jewell at Events@NIPNLG.org for possible alternate pricing.
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NIPNLG CLE Sponsored By:
National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild
National Lawyers Guild-AJMLS Chapter
Please send any questions regarding this event to: Events@NIPNLG.org
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