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2021 A Practical Guide to Immigration Removal Proceedings eConference

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2021 A Practical Guide to Immigration Removal Proceedings eConference
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Join us for UT Law CLE's 2021 Practical Guide to Immigration Removal Proceedings. This course is designed for beginning and intermediate immigration practitioners, criminal lawyers, family lawyers, and employment lawyers involved with the increasingly complex area of removal proceedings. Hear techniques and tactics for effectively handling typical and atypical problems. Interact with top immigration practitioners and gain strategies to provide the best advocacy for your clients, while protecting yourself and your practice.

This course walks through:
  • Recent Developments in Immigration Removal Proceedings
  • Ground for Deportability and Inadmissibility
  • Bond Proceedings, Challenging NTAs, Motions to Suppress, and Contesting Deportability
  • Challenging Crime-Based Grounds of Deportability
  • Relief in Immigration Court
  • Cancellation of Removal and Other Discretionary Relief, and Appeals and Motions to Reopen

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 8.00 | 1.75 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • Specialization: Immigration and Nationality Law
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 12/31/2023

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1. Grounds of Deportability and Inadmissibility (Dec 2021)

Javier N. Maldonado, Michelle L. Saenz-Rodriguez, Erica B. Schommer, Jacqueline L. Watson

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Grounds of Deportability and Inadmissibility (Dec 2021)

Review the grounds of deportability and inadmissibility, and hear strategies for contesting common grounds of removal.

Originally presented: Oct 2021 A Practical Guide to Immigration Removal Proceedings

Javier N. Maldonado, Law Office of Javier N. Maldonado, PC - San Antonio, TX
Michelle L. Saenz-Rodriguez, Saenz-Rodriguez & Associates, P.C. - Dallas, TX
Erica B. Schommer, St. Mary's University School of Law - San Antonio, TX
Jacqueline L. Watson, Walker Gates Vela, PLLC - Austin, TX

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2. Bond Proceedings (Dec 2021)

Javier N. Maldonado, Michelle L. Saenz-Rodriguez, Erica B. Schommer, Jacqueline L. Watson

1.25 0.25 0.00 1.25 | 0.25 ethics
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73 mins
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Bond Proceedings (Dec 2021)

Examine bond eligibility, evidentiary requirements, and presentation of a bond determination hearing.

Originally presented: Oct 2021 A Practical Guide to Immigration Removal Proceedings

Javier N. Maldonado, Law Office of Javier N. Maldonado, PC - San Antonio, TX
Michelle L. Saenz-Rodriguez, Saenz-Rodriguez & Associates, P.C. - Dallas, TX
Erica B. Schommer, St. Mary's University School of Law - San Antonio, TX
Jacqueline L. Watson, Walker Gates Vela, PLLC - Austin, TX

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3. Challenging NTAs, Motions to Suppress, and Contesting Deportability (Dec 2021)

Javier N. Maldonado, Michelle L. Saenz-Rodriguez, Erica B. Schommer, Jacqueline L. Watson

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Challenging NTAs, Motions to Suppress, and Contesting Deportability (Dec 2021)

Learn how to launch procedural challenges to the Notice to Appear (NTA) and the timing, process, and substance of a Motion to Suppress. Discuss how to challenge individual allegations in the NTA, including burdens of proof, evidentiary challenges, and assessing citizenship claims.

Originally presented: Oct 2021 A Practical Guide to Immigration Removal Proceedings

Javier N. Maldonado, Law Office of Javier N. Maldonado, PC - San Antonio, TX
Michelle L. Saenz-Rodriguez, Saenz-Rodriguez & Associates, P.C. - Dallas, TX
Erica B. Schommer, St. Mary's University School of Law - San Antonio, TX
Jacqueline L. Watson, Walker Gates Vela, PLLC - Austin, TX

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4. Hot Topics: Prosecutorial Discretion is Back! (Dec 2021)

Javier N. Maldonado, Michelle L. Saenz-Rodriguez, Erica B. Schommer, Jacqueline L. Watson

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Hot Topics: Prosecutorial Discretion is Back! (Dec 2021)

Explore how immigration enforcement priorities have changed, including through the use of prosecutorial discretion. Review recent memos and discuss best practices for submitting requests for prosecutorial discretion.

Originally presented: Oct 2021 A Practical Guide to Immigration Removal Proceedings

Javier N. Maldonado, Law Office of Javier N. Maldonado, PC - San Antonio, TX
Michelle L. Saenz-Rodriguez, Saenz-Rodriguez & Associates, P.C. - Dallas, TX
Erica B. Schommer, St. Mary's University School of Law - San Antonio, TX
Jacqueline L. Watson, Walker Gates Vela, PLLC - Austin, TX

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5. Challenging Crime-Based Grounds of Deportability (Dec 2021)

Javier N. Maldonado, Michelle L. Saenz-Rodriguez, Erica B. Schommer, Jacqueline L. Watson

1.25 0.50 0.00 1.25 | 0.50 ethics
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Challenging Crime-Based Grounds of Deportability (Dec 2021)

Discuss the categorical approach, plus a review of crime-based removability grounds, proof of conviction, doctrine of divisibility, and recent case law.

Originally presented: Oct 2021 A Practical Guide to Immigration Removal Proceedings

Javier N. Maldonado, Law Office of Javier N. Maldonado, PC - San Antonio, TX
Michelle L. Saenz-Rodriguez, Saenz-Rodriguez & Associates, P.C. - Dallas, TX
Erica B. Schommer, St. Mary's University School of Law - San Antonio, TX
Jacqueline L. Watson, Walker Gates Vela, PLLC - Austin, TX

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6. Cancellation of Removal and Other Discretionary Relief (Dec 2021)

Javier N. Maldonado, Michelle L. Saenz-Rodriguez, Erica B. Schommer, Jacqueline L. Watson

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50
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Cancellation of Removal and Other Discretionary Relief (Dec 2021)

Learn about establishing eligibility for Cancellation of Removal for permanent residents and non-permanent residents, waivers of inadmissibility, and other forms of relief.

Originally presented: Oct 2021 A Practical Guide to Immigration Removal Proceedings

Javier N. Maldonado, Law Office of Javier N. Maldonado, PC - San Antonio, TX
Michelle L. Saenz-Rodriguez, Saenz-Rodriguez & Associates, P.C. - Dallas, TX
Erica B. Schommer, St. Mary's University School of Law - San Antonio, TX
Jacqueline L. Watson, Walker Gates Vela, PLLC - Austin, TX

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7. Appeals and Motions to Reopen: The Basics (Dec 2021)

Javier N. Maldonado, Michelle L. Saenz-Rodriguez, Erica B. Schommer, Jacqueline L. Watson

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50
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Appeals and Motions to Reopen: The Basics (Dec 2021)

Get an outline and overview of the basic rules for filing appeals and motions to reopen.

Originally presented: Oct 2021 A Practical Guide to Immigration Removal Proceedings

Javier N. Maldonado, Law Office of Javier N. Maldonado, PC - San Antonio, TX
Michelle L. Saenz-Rodriguez, Saenz-Rodriguez & Associates, P.C. - Dallas, TX
Erica B. Schommer, St. Mary's University School of Law - San Antonio, TX
Jacqueline L. Watson, Walker Gates Vela, PLLC - Austin, TX

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8. Mock Hearings in Immigration Court (Dec 2021)

Javier N. Maldonado, Michelle L. Saenz-Rodriguez, Erica B. Schommer, Jacqueline L. Watson

1.50 0.50 0.00 1.50 | 0.50 ethics
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85 mins
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Mock Hearings in Immigration Court (Dec 2021)

This interactive session gives attendees the opportunity to practice contesting removability, advocating for release from detention, and appearing via Webex in mock hearings. 

Originally presented: Oct 2021 A Practical Guide to Immigration Removal Proceedings

Javier N. Maldonado, Law Office of Javier N. Maldonado, PC - San Antonio, TX
Michelle L. Saenz-Rodriguez, Saenz-Rodriguez & Associates, P.C. - Dallas, TX
Erica B. Schommer, St. Mary's University School of Law - San Antonio, TX
Jacqueline L. Watson, Walker Gates Vela, PLLC - Austin, TX