The resources below relate to care for the children of deported parents.  The topics discussed include kinship care: definitions, explanations of the basics, and discussion of long-term and short-term various options available to plan for and provide for the care of the children of deported parents. Fact Sheets Related to Deported Parents and Care of…

Basic Overview: Master Calendar Proceedings, provides basic overview of the following topics: Purpose of Master Calendar Hearings;Legal basis for hearing and practical tips; Motion practice;Prosecutorial Discretion;Voluntary Departure; Submission of Evidence and filing deadlines; Introduction to Mock Master Calendar Hearing

Basic Immigration Overview: Review of Immigration Terminology, Concepts and Procedures, provides a basic overview of immigration terminology, immigration status, the removal process.  It discusses actors within the immigration system; removal process; includes a review of the grounds of inadmissibility and deportability; and an overview of Immigration Court system.  It also includes a brief description of…

Bringing together removal defense litigation experts on issues relating to the representation of individuals in immigration court, participants will learn about litigation strategies in removal defense proceedings and observe litigation practices through mock trial demonstration. Sponsor: New York Law School Co-sponsors: NYSBA’s Committee on Immigration Representation, NYSBA’s Commercial & Federal Litigation Section, NYSBA’s International Law…

Representing Detained Clients: Bond Hearings: This article provides a short overview of the following topics: Is my client eligible for a bond hearing?  236(c) and mandatory detention.  Challenging mandatory detention under 236(c).  Alternatives to bond hearing. Evidence in Support of Bond.  The hearing.  Appeals.