AILA Removal Defense Online Course

AILA Removal Defense Online Course

Release Date: 05/18/2020
Available Only to AILA Members
Format Modules CLE Eligible
Online Course 7 Modules Yes

Updated November 2022: This course was originally released in May 2020, but has undergone an annual process to review and update it for recent changes in the law. The most recent updates were made as of November 2022.

This self-paced CLE online course, eligible for up to 25 total credits (including 1.75 ethics credits), provides an intermediate-level resource for Removal Defense practitioners to help them navigate the many ins and outs of removal defense practice. The 7 course modules take participants through the removal defense journey, from custody and bond issues, through motions to reopen and reconsider. In each module, participants learn from instructive videos, articles and practice advisories, sample forms and letters, and quick reference resources such as charts, checklists, or templates. The course provides hands-on engagement via interactive elements such as discussion questions, practice exercises, quizzes, and tests at the end of each module.

  • Module 1: Custody, Bond, and Bond Appeals
  • Module 2: Analyzing the Notice to Appear (NTA)
  • Module 3: Pretrial Practice and Motions
  • Module 4: Criminal Removability with the Categorical and Modified Categorical Approach
  • Module 5: Waivers and Relief: Technical Aspects Impacting Eligibility
  • Module 6: Appeals: Preparing the Record and Presenting the Case for BIA and Circuit Court Review
  • Module 7: Motions to Reopen and Motions to Reconsider

Each course registration allows one participant to take the course; multiple users are not allowed to take the course at the same time with the same login.

Note: Due to the nature of this topic, this online course is limited to AILA members only.

This product contains online content available through our online learning platform, AILA University, for one year from the date of purchase. Refund policy: all online content purchases are final. They are not eligible for return/refund.

AILA has filed for CLE credits in appropriate jurisdictions. Eligible participants can receive up to 25 total credits (including 1.75 ethics credits) in 50-minute jurisdictions and up to 21 total credits (including 1.75 ethics credits) in 60-minute jurisdictions. To receive CLE credit, attorneys must record their attendance using the CLE code provided at the end of the program via webCLE.