Fearless Lawyering: Strategies for Adjusting TPS Holders in Proceedings Who Have Traveled on AP

Fearless Lawyering: Strategies for Adjusting TPS Holders in Proceedings Who Have Traveled on AP

Event Date: 01/05/2022
CLE Credit Not Available for Roundtables
Format Length CLE Eligible
Video Roundtable 60 minutes No

The Department of Homeland Security typically argues that a TPS holder who traveled pursuant to a grant of Advance Parole is ineligible to adjust status in court because they are an arriving alien. Depending on the facts of your case, you may need or want to complete adjustment of status for your client in court. This roundtable will cover the following:

Discussion Topics

  • How to Respond If DHS Argues That Your Client Is an Arriving Alien and Therefore Cannot Adjust Status in Court
  • Matter of Z-R-Z-C-, Adopted Decision 2020-02, and Arguments Therein
  • Latest Caselaw Updates and Recent Strategies

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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.

Carolina Antonini, Atlanta, GA

W. Michael Sharma-Crawford, Kansas City, MO

Mary Kenny, Baltimore, MD

Anthony Drago Jr., Boston, MA

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.