Removal Defense Litigation Update: Cliff’s Notes on New Case Law

Removal Defense Litigation Update: Cliff’s Notes on New Case Law

Removal Defense Litigation Update: Cliff’s Notes on New Case Law (Seminar Recording)
Special Member Price: $59
Live Event Date: 08/08/2023
Format Length CLE Eligible
Web Seminar 90 min. Yes

Can’t keep up with the ever-changing case law impacting removal proceedings? The panelists will review all the new case law that you need to know to effectively represent your clients in removal proceedings.

Featured Topics:

  • Motions to terminate and Matter of Coronado-Acevado
  • Updates regarding notices to appear and Matter of Fernandes
  • Fraud waivers and Matter of Bador
  • Updates on administrative closure

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W. Michael Sharma-Crawford (DL), AILA ICE Liaison Committee, Kansas City, MO

Michael Sharma-Crawford is a principal in Sharma-Crawford Attorneys at Law along with his wife Rekha Sharma-Crawford. In 2012 they opened the non-profit law clinic, The Clinic at Sharma-Crawford, to provide in-court representation to indigent noncitizens. He is a member of the AILA ICE Liaison Committee.

Eliana C. Nader, AILA Removal Defense Section Steering Committee/EOIR Liaison Committee Vice Chair, Boston, MA

Eliana C. Nader is an associate at Magaletta & McCarthy, PC in Boston, Massachusetts, where she practices primarily removal defense and family immigration law. She has a particular interest in the representation of juveniles and other vulnerable populations, and has volunteered in Dilley, Texas, for the CARA Pro Bono Project. Ms. Nader has been recognized as a Rising Star in the legal community by the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. She is a graduate of Stonehill College and Northeastern University School of Law. Ms. Nader currently serves as Treasurer on the AILA New England Executive Board.

Emma D. Wells, AILA Removal Defense Section Steering Committee/USCIS Case Assistance Committee, Phoenix, AZ

Emma D. Wells is a Managing Attorney on the Adult Direct Rep & Trafficking Task Force at the Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project. She is the Vice Chair on the AILA Arizona Chapter and currently serves as a member of the AILA CIS Case Assistance Committee and Removal Defense Section Steering Committee. Ms. Wells received her J.D. from the University of Arizona School of Law (2009).

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.