Law Student Session: Comparing Humanitarian Immigration Law and Federal Litigation

Law Student Session: Comparing Humanitarian Immigration Law and Federal Litigation

Event Date: 03/23/2022
Recording Available 7-14 Days After Event Date
Format Length CLE Eligible
Roundtable 60 minutes No

This roundtable is an introduction to the real practice of immigration law hosted by the Law Student Engagement Committee. The goal of the roundtable is to help new practitioners and law students decide which area of immigration law better suits them. We will compare the different aspects of practicing immigration law with an emphasis on what it is like practicing in each field and how to succeed. This session will specifically focus on the similarities and differences of comparing the litigation practice of immigration law, specifically distinguishing between the federal litigation aspect from the humanitarian aspect of the practice.

Discussion Topics

  • What are the Core Skillsets Necessary to be a Good Litigation Immigration Attorney?
  • What is it Like Working as An Immigration Litigation Attorney?
  • What are Some Misconceptions About This Area of Practice? How is it Evolving?

This roundtable is available only to AILA members and not CLE eligible. AILA University Video Roundtables are free learning opportunities for AILA members provided via a weekly schedule of live video programming for members to come together from across the country and world to discuss hot topics and network with colleagues in the field. Video Roundtables are part of AILA University programming and each session is hosted by faculty selected for their expertise.

Joseph Tsang, Law Student Engagement Committee Chair, Artesia, CA

Megan Guzman, Costa Mesa, CA

Katie Czapanskiy, Los Angeles, CA

The speaker's/author's views do not necessarily represent the views of AILA, nor do they constitute legal advice or representation. Practice tips provided are based on the speaker's/author's experiences and the current state of the law. Please be sure to conduct legal research and analysis for your unique situation as the law changes quickly and experiences may differ from your own.