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Immigration Court Practice: Buffalo

  • Immigration Court

This 2-day training will provide practitioners with an introduction to practice in immigration court. This training is aimed at individuals seeking DOJ full accreditation and attorneys seeking to expand their practice into removal defense. The training will conclude with a mock immigration court hearing providing the opportunity to observe how removal proceedings typically unfold, and to see how problems can arise and are handled. This is an advanced level training for practitioners already familiar with the basics of immigration law.

In order to effectively increase capacity to serve New York State's immigrant community and to combat fraud, participants must demonstrate they meet certain eligibility criteria. These criteria are as follows:

  • Non-profit staff/volunteer, private attorney, or government employee
  • Based in New York State


  • Removal defense
  • Taking pleadings
  • Challenging removal allegations
  • Documentary and evidentiary issues
  • Motion practices
  • Presenting testimony
  • Brief writing
  • BIA appeals


To register for this event, please click here.