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This document reflects the shared commitment NIJC and pro bono attorneys agree to when embarking on a collaboration for a new case.
NIJC's policy experts discuss current U.S. immigration policies that separate and harm families, and how you can help end them.
COVID-19 guidance for NIJC pro bono attorneys.
NIJC’s asylum manual provides an overview of the U.S. asylum process and provides basic guidelines for attorneys representing asylum seekers.
EOIR has changed the filing deadline for non-detained merits hearing back from 30 days to 15 days before the merits hearing.
NIJC discusses the impending end of immigration detention in Illinois and what legal advocates can do to fight for the release of immigrants detained in facilities that will soon close.
An overview of pro bono representation for asylum cases with NIJC.
Chicago OCC prosecutorial discretion memorandum and cover sheet
A new standing order for the Chicago Immigration Court orders parties to confer in advance of hearings regarding the ICE OPLA enforcement priorities memorandum.
During this presentation, policy experts from NIJC talk about the latest state-level laws and efforts to end detention, and give an update on the immigrant detention landscape at the federal level.
An overview of pro bono representation for adult detained matters with NIJC.
Join NIJC’s policy and litigation experts to discuss the harmful ways in which U.S. criminal and immigration systems intersect and what we must do to sever this relationship.
Sample certificate of service
Sample certificates of translation to submit with translated foreign language affidavits and documents.
As we approach 2021, NIJC reviews the state of asylum today and how NIJC and pro bono attorneys continue to advocate for and defend the timeless right to seek asylum.
Updates and guidance for pro bono attorneys regarding the new and increased USCIS fees and fee waiver eligibility rules that go into effect on October 2, 2020.
*Last updated September 30, 2020.*
This summary provides an update on two new attacks on the U.S. asylum system and employment authorization eligibility for asylum seekers.
*Updated September 30, 2020*
Updates and guidance for NIJC pro bono attorneys regarding filing immigration forms and documents during the COVID-19 period.
NIJC leads a discussion about the Trump administration's proposed new rules that would eviscerate what is left of the asylum system. Take action but submitting a comment to the proposed rules.
This document provides guidance and best practices for attorneys working remotely with clients during the COVID-19 pandemic.