Pro Bono Library Items ArchivePro Bono Library Tag: Asylum
Matter of A–B–: How the Attorney General Attempts to Subvert Asylum Law and Dismiss Domestic Violence As a Private Affair
Morgan Weibel from the Tahirih Justice Center and Sayoni Maitra from the Center of Gender and Refugee Studies wrote this comprehensive article on Matter of A-B-, which calls on adjudicators to construe the decision narrowly and continue to afford women the opportunity to have their claims herd under a fair and just interpretation of the law.
Immigration Court Hearing Preparation: Tips and Advice for Preparing You & Your Client for Your Immigration Court Merits Hearing
This document is a guide for Tahirih attorneys and pro bono attorneys preparing for an individual merits hearing, including some tips to remember in court.
Litigating After Matter of A-B-: Model Domestic Violence Asylum Brief
Tahirih created this model brief to assist pro bono attorneys as they litigate domestic violence asylum cases after Matter of A-B-. This lengthy sample includes citations to multiple circuit courts and arguments for a large number of particular social group formulations, as well as political opinion and religion grounds. Attorneys should use this as a reference tool and use only what is relevant to their client’s case.
Webinar: Appealing Asylum Denials After Matter of A-B-
This is the recording of the Tahirih Justice Center’s webinar discussing asylum denials after Matter of A-B-.
Webinar: Trauma-Informed Interviewing to Get the Information You Need
This is the recording of the Tahirih Justice Center’s June 27, 2018 webinar providing attorneys with guidance on trauma-informed interviewing.
Legal Updates, Board of Immigration Appeals and Ninth Circuit
The following is a compilation of recent Board of Immigration Appeals and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decisions, last updated June 2018. The summaries were compiled and prepared by the Tahirih Justice Center and should not be used to replace an attorney’s independent research.
Webinar: Strategies for Domestic Violence Asylum Claims After Matter of A-B-
This is the recording of the Tahirih Justice Center’s June 20, 2018 webinar providing attorneys with strategies and practice pointers for domestic violence asylum claims after the Attorney General’s decision in Matter of A-B-.