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Pro Bono Library Items Archive

Pro Bono Library Tag: Asylum
  • January 2021 Tahirih Pro Bono Network Webinar: Policy Updates at the Start of 2021

    Join Tahirih’s Litigation Counsel Richard Caldarone for breaking updates on immigration law and policy, and relevant agency updates related to the Covid-19 pandemic. Then will move on to Substantive Legal Updates discussing the last two immigration regulations issued by the Trump administration. Litigation Counsel will turn to the new immigration and asylum executive orders signed by the new administration. Lastly, will be discussing what should we expect from the new administration. Ending with policy memos and sub-regulatory changes on both EOIR and DHS.

    You can find the recording of the webinar here.

  • DECEMBER 2020 Pro Bono Webinar _ 2020 in Review and Preparing for 2021

    Join Tahirih staff for a review of the 2020 legal and advocacy landscape and pro bono network work, before turning to a discussion of preparation and predictions for legal advocacy of immigrant survivors in the new year. Tahirih’s Litigation Counsel Richard Caldarone will be sharing updates on immigration law and policy, and relevant agency updates related to the Covid-19 pandemic. Then at the 30:15 mark the panelist SR. Immigration policy counsel, Irena Sullivan and Cheif of Programs, Rena Cutlip-Mason will be addressing Tahirih top priorities to restore and protect gender base Asylum. This Webinar is designed to be 2020 in review and importantly, a post-election preview into what we might expect in 2021 with either a continued administration or a new administration.

    • You can find the recording of the webinar here.

     

  • NOVEMBER 2020 Tahirih Pro Bono Network Webinar: Immigrant Visa and Derivative Asylee Consular Processing

    Join Tahirih’s Litigation Counsel, Richard Caldarone will begin briefing on recent immigration law and policies including agency updates related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Then at the 10:14 mark DOJ Accredited Representative, Chelsea Naylor, will discuss the basics of Immigration Visa and Derivative Asylee Consular Processing, including practice pointers and resources. A breakdown of immigrant visas vs non-immigrant visas. Additionally, covering the second part of consular processing, getting a client’s derivatives legally enter the united states with an immigrant visa and meet eligibility requirements.

    You can find the recording of the webinar here.

  • October 2020 Pro Bono Network Webinar: Strategies to Corroborate your Client’s Claim

    Join Tahirih’s Litigation Counsel Richard Caldarone for breaking updates on immigration law and policy, and relevant agency updates related to the Covid-19 pandemic. Then at the 27:10 mark San Francisco Bay Area’s Executive Director, Morgan Weibel, will discuss Strategies to Corroborate your Client’s Claim. Whether you are seeking to meet your VAWA, T visa or U visa client’s burden on the “any credible evidence standard” or endeavoring to meet the heightened REAL ID Act requirements on credibility and corroboration for your asylum client, corroboration of your client’s facts and testimony is an essential element to a successful claim. In the October 2020 Pro Bono Network webinar, Tahirih staff will explore why corroboration matters and identify strategies to successfully corroborate your client’s claim through sources including primary evidence and affidavits from witnesses within the U.S. or abroad. As always, the panel also will brief attendees on recent immigration law and policy updates, including any relevant agency updates related to the Covid-19 pandemic.

    You can find the recording of the webinar here.

     

     

     

  • September 2020 Pro Bono Network Webinar: Understanding Waivers and Extreme Hardship in Humanitarian Cases

    Join Tahirih’s Co-Director of Client Advocacy Kursten Phelps and Litigation Counsel Richard Caldareone for breaking updates on immigration law and policy, and relevant agency updates related to the Covid-19 pandemic. Then at the 26:11 mark the panel will continue last month’s discussion on screening for inadmissibility by introducing viewers to the world of waivers. Discussion includes a review of which waivers are available for which inadmissibility grounds and case types, as well as examines relevant waiver standards, including the extreme hardship standard.

    You can find the recording of the webinar here.

     

     

     

  • August 2020 Pro Bono Network Webinar: Screening for Inadmissibility in your Client’s Case

    Join Tahirih’s Co-Director of Client Advocacy Kursten Phelps and Litigation Counsel Richard Caldareone for breaking updates on immigration law and policy, and relevant agency updates related to the Covid-19 pandemic. Then at the 28:58 mark the panel will get into the fundamentals on how to effectively screen your client for potential inadmissibility.

    You can find the recording of the webinar here.

  • Sample BIA Notice of Appeal and Addendum

    This is a sample E-26 BIA Notice of Appeal and addendum stating reasons for appeal. Personally identifying information has been redacted.