Introduction to Removal Defense

  • Refugees
  • Political asylum

Are you new to immigration practice and want to be court-ready? Have you been representing people for years on affirmative cases, but afraid to appear in front of the immigration judge? Do you want a refresher on issues related to removal defense? This seminar offers an overview of removal proceedings, and will provide you with the skills to walk into court and plead on behalf of your client. In this seminar, we will focus on procedural basics and essential analytical skills needed to zealously advocate for your client in court. In the morning, we will provide an overview of removal proceedings and the immigration court; how to respond to a Notice to Appear (NTA), including challenging charges of removal. In the afternoon, we will take on more advance topics including representing your client in bond hearings, as well as emerging issues in immigration court practice.


  • Procedural basics
  • Overview of removal proceedings
  • Responding to a Notice to Appear (NTA)
  • Representing your client in bond hearings
  • Emerging issues in immigration court practice


To register for this event, please click here.

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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