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Pro Bono Library Items Archive

Pro Bono Library Tag: Waivers
  • Tahirih Pro Bono Network Webinar: Policy Updates & The Nuts and Bolts of the Battered Spouse Waiver, June 16, 2021

    For our June Pro Bono webinar, we are excited to present key information to assist you in handling Battered Spouse Waiver cases.


    You will have the opportunity to learn:


    • Best practices for approaching Battered Spouse Waiver cases
    • How to help lawful permanent resident survivors of violence remove conditions on their green cards without having to rely on the abusive spouse in the immigration process


    Battered Spouse Waiver cases are included in our Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) caseload, and we want to prepare our pro bono partners with the information and skills needed to successfully handle these types of cases.

    Anusce Sanai, a supervising attorney in our Greater DC ─ Baltimore Regional office, will lead the webinar and you will also hear from Richard Calderone, Tahirih Litigation Counsel about policy and litigation updates.

    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.