Advanced Issues in Asylum and Withholding of Removal

  • Political asylum

Twenty percent of asylum-seekers are denied because they missed the one-year filing deadline. Our panel of asylum experts will discuss strategies for dealing with this problem, and provide several examples of exceptions to the one-year deadline. Panelists also will address best practices for winning withholding of removal when the one-year deadline cannot be overcome, and review recent developments and complex issues in asylum and withholding law.


  • Exceptions to the One-Year Deadline
  • Extraordinary Circumstances: Serious Illness or Mental or Physical Disability, Legal Disability, Ineffective Assistance of Counsel, and Maintenance of Lawful Status
  • Changed Circumstances in Country of Nationality or Changed Personal Circumstances
  • When You Can’t Get Around the One-Year Deadline: Winning Withholding of Removal
  • Family as Social Group: Matter of L–E–A–
  • Asylum and Withholding Applicants with Criminal Issues, INTERPOL Red Notices
  • Dual Nationalities, Firm Resettlement, and Other Common Challenges

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IAN Partners

  • pro bono net
  • american immigration lawyers association
  • national immigration law center
  • unidos us
  • immigration legal resource center
  • immigration legal resource center
  • american immigration council
  • american civil liberties union
  • american immigration council
  • national immigration project
  • the advocates for human rights
  • lutheran immigration and refugee service
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