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An overview of pro bono representation for asylum cases with NIJC.
Experts from the National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) present how the proposed asylum ban harms asylum seekers and guide the legal community in drafting comments to the Federal Register.
APBCo-Chicago and NIJC pro bono partners compiled these "tips and tricks" during a bi-annual meeting about managing long-term, pro bono immigration matters.
Asylum experts from NIJC share how to prepare and present a case for your asylum seeking clients before the immigration court.
NIJC’s asylum manual provides an overview of the U.S. asylum process and provides basic guidelines for attorneys representing asylum seekers.
FAQ: Post-Win Information for Asylees and Pro Bono Attorneys (National Cases)
This is the second part of a two-part virtual, pro bono asylum training led by experts from
the National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC).
This is the first part of a two-part virtual, pro bono asylum training led by experts from the National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC).
This document reflects the shared commitment NIJC and pro bono attorneys agree to when embarking on a collaboration for a new case.
COVID-19 guidance for NIJC pro bono attorneys.
NIJC provides guidelines for calendaring your longer-term pro bono matter.
EOIR has changed the filing deadline for non-detained merits hearing back from 30 days to 15 days before the merits hearing.
Led by NIJC, pro bono attorneys will learn how to prepare an asylum claim and represent an asylum seeker in immigration court or before the asylum office.
NIJC’s asylum manual provides an overview of the U.S. asylum process and provides basic guidelines for attorneys representing asylum seekers. The manual's appendix includes useful forms and samples.
A new standing order for the Chicago Immigration Court orders parties to confer in advance of hearings regarding the ICE OPLA enforcement priorities memorandum.
Chicago OCC prosecutorial discretion memorandum and cover sheet
NIJC is at the forefront of the litigation and advocacy efforts to push back against the administration's attacks an asylum seekers and asylum protections.
This practice advisory discusses particular social group-based asylum claims after the Attorney General's vacatur of Matter of A-B- I, Matter of A-B- II, and L-E-A- II.
This guide offers an overview of terminology relevant to conducting and interpreting intake interviews with Arabic-speaking LGBTQ asylum seekers.
A quick-reference guide for immigration attorneys regarding the June 16, 2021, U.S. Attorney General ruling vacating Matter of AB I, AB II and Matter of LEA II.