Saturday, August 09, 2008

Growing Number of Trainings on Suppression Motions in Immigration Court

Over the past few years, there have been more suppression motions filed in immigration court and more trainings on the issue.

Here is a sampling of some of the trainings in the past few years:
  • Advanced Strategies for Fighting Removal: Motions to Suppress & Forms of Relief, AILA, San Antonio, TX, June 21-25, 2006
  • Evidentiary Issues in Immigration Proceedings, National Immigration Project, Washington, D.C., October 31, 2007
  • Motions to Suppress (audio/web seminar), AILA, January 29, 2008
  • Responding To ICE Raids and Suppression Motions, New York Immigration Coalition, New York, NY, February 1, 2008
  • Immigration Court Defense after ICE Raids: Basics of Filing a Suppression Motion, Seton Hall Law Center for Social Justice, Newark, NJ, March 10, 2008
  • How to do Motions to Suppress within the Context of Immigration Raids, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, San Francisco, CA, March 13, 2008
  • Motions to Suppress Evidence in Removal Proceedings, AILA, Vancouver, Canada, June 28, 2008
  • Pro Bono Motion to Suppress in Immigration Court, ILRC and CLSEPA, Sacramento, CA, July 8, 2008
  • Motions to Suppress and Evidence Issues in Removal, National Migration Conference, Washington, DC, July 28, 2008
  • Suppression Motion Training, Loyola New Orleans Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 16, 2009
  • Immigration Court Defense After Immigration and ICE Raids, New York Immigration Coalition, New York, NY, February 20, 2009
There are more trainings going on and with more lawyers learning how to file suppression motions, more mentoring opportunities. Suppression motion theories are also now being included in law school courses on immigration law.


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