Federal Court Litigation Section Call (January 2023)

Federal Court Litigation Section Call (January 2023)

Event Date: 01/11/2023
Format Length CLE Eligible
Zoom Webinar 56 min. No

Join the Federal Court Litigation Section for their January Section Call where members will discuss the ongoing battle in the federal courts regarding the decision in Pereira v. Session as well as other related topics.

Topics include:

  • The ongoing battle in the federal courts from the Pereira decision and its effect on in absentia orders
  • Motions to rescind in absentia orders and the ongoing Federal Circuit splits as to the applicability of Pereira
  • Consular non-reviewability and in absentia orders — whether or not to consular process a client with in absentia orders, in light of the doctrine of non-reviewability
  • Methods of challenging in federal court the doctrine of non-reviewability

Though developed for Federal Court Litigation Section members, this meeting is open to all AILA members. Joining the Federal Court Litigation Section is easy and there is no application needed. Simply go to My AILA and select "Update Sections" under the My Membership questions.

Charles Roth, Federal Court Litigation Steering Committee, Chicago, IL

Elizabeth "Lizz" Cannon, Tampa, FL

Maria T. Baldini-Potermin, Federal Court Litigation Steering Committee/EOIR Liaison Committee, Chicago, IL (moderator)

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.