Creative Strategies in Fighting Enforcement in the Era of Trump

Admission

  • $200.00  -  Legal Worker/Non-Profit/Student on or After July 21st
  • $275.00  -  Current Members of NIPNLG, NLG, or Minority Bar Associations on or after July 21st
  • $325.00  -  Private Attorney on or after July 21st

Summary

This day-long Continuing Legal Education (CLE) will take place on ‚ÄčAugust 2, 2017 in Washington, DC, and will focus on: Challenging Evidence of Alienage, Strategies to Challenge Detention, Challenges to DHS Orders of Removal, Supreme Court Updates in Crimmigration, Strategies to Obtain Discovery in Removal Proceedings, and the Role of Movement Lawyering in the Era of Trump.

Description

 

Creative Strategies in Fighting Enforcement in the Era of Trump  

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

UDC David A. Clarke School of Law, Washington, D.C.

Join us for this day-long Continuing Legal Education (CLE) will take place on ‚ÄčAugust 2, 2017 in Washington, DC, and will focus on: Challenging Evidence of Alienage, Strategies to Challenge Detention, Challenges to DHS Orders of Removal, Supreme Court Updates in Crimmigration, Strategies to Obtain Discovery in Removal Proceedings, and the Role of Movement Lawyering in the Era of Trump.

 

Seminar Agenda

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

9:00 – 10:10am:          Advanced Issues in Challenging Evidence of Alienage

  • Evidence objections
  • Motions to suppress
  • Motions to terminate

Faculty: Annie Lai, UC Irvine School of Law

               Maureen Sweeney, University of Maryland School of Law

10:10 – 11:10 am:       Supreme Court Updates in Crimmigration

  • Esquivel-Quintana v. Sessions and sexual abuse of a minor 
  • Garcia-Dimaya v. Sessions and crimes of violence

Faculty: Dan Kesselbrenner, National Immigration Project of the NLG

               Sejal Zota, National Immigration Project of the NLG

11:10 -- 11:20am:        Break

11:20 – 12:25pm:        Strategies to Obtain Discovery in Removal Proceedings

  • Litigating FOIA delays and denials
  • Creative use of Dent and Stokes
  • Obtaining information from state agencies, e.g., public defender offices, Office of Inspector General

Faculty: Rex Chen, Safe Passage Project

               Andrew Free, Law Office of R. Andrew Free

12:25 – 1:25pm:          Lunch - Participants will have lunch on their own from the variety of options close by to the CLE location.

1:25 – 2:30pm:            Strategies to Challenge Detention 

  • Jennings v. Rodriguez and strategies around prolonged detention
  • Bond hearings and allegations of gang membership

Faculty: Ahilan Arulanantham, ACLU Immigrant Rights Project  

               Paromita Shah, National Immigration Project of the NLG

2:30 – 3:30pm:            Challenges to DHS Orders of Removal

  • Statutory and regulatory authority of expedited removal and reinstatement
  • Assessing, minimizing, and responding to the risk of expanded expedited removal and reinstatement
  • Administrative means to seek reconsideration or reopening of expedited removal and reinstatement
  • Federal court challenges to expedited removal orders and reinstatement

Faculty: Mary Kenney, American Immigration Council

               Matt Adams, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project

   Kristin MacLeod-Ball, NIPNLG

3:30 – 3:35pm:            Break

3:35 – 4:35pm:            The Role of Movement Lawyering in the Era of Trump

  • Role of immigration lawyers in larger justice movement
  • Strategies of grassroots organizations to fight against immigration enforcement
  • How you can support your local community

Faculty: Mony Ruiz-Velasco, PASO West Suburban Action Project

Neidi Dominguez, International Union of Painters & Allied         Trades

  Moderator: Julie Mao

4:35 – 5:00                  Opportunity for Q&A

 • Ask any questions related to seminar topics

 

Registration Fees:

Private Attorney:

$300 before July 21st or $325 on or after July 21, 2017

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

$250 before July 21st or $275 on or after July 21, 2017

Legal Worker/Non-Profit/Student:

$175 before July 21st or $200 after July 21, 2017

 

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NIPNLG MEMBERSHIP MEETING

NIPNLG will also hold its annual Membership Meeting on Thursday, August 3, at no additional charge, at the Washington Court Hotel.

A reception will follow.

 

NIPNLG LITIGATION MEETING

Additionally, the NIPNLG litigation meeting will be on Friday, August 4at UDC David A. Clarke School of Law, Room 214.

 

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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