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  • Jan 27, 2015: CLINIC and TODEC Double BIA Legal Capacity in Inland Empire
    Jan 27, 2015: By Martin Gauto One of CLINIC’s core functions is to boost legal capacity in underserved areas in the United States. An area experiencing a severe shortage in low-cost, professional immigration legal service providers is the Inland Empire (or the “IE” as it is known) region of Southern California.  It is home to over one million foreign-born persons. Fortunately, Training Occupational...
  • Jan 27, 2015: BIA Concludes “Deadly Conduct” is a CIMT
    Jan 27, 2015: By Sarah Bronstein On January 8, 2015, the Board of Immigration Appeals issued a decision in Matter of O.A. Hernandez, 26 I&N Dec. 464 (BIA 2015), finding that the offense of “deadly conduct” under the Texas Penal Code is a crime involving moral turpitude (CIMT).  The analysis of CIMTs is an area of the law that has evolved significantly in the last few years.  This decision gives us one...

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  • Aug 31, 2012: Update on Deferred Action for DREAMers
    Aug 31, 2012: USCIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas shared additional details on the June 15th Deferred Action policy memorandum on a Stakeholder Teleconference.  All the new details can be found on the USCIS website at: www.uscis.gov/childhoodarrivals.  Under this new administration policy, DHS will be able to grant deferred action to certain qualifying young people, often known as DREAMers, who have fulfilled...
  • Aug 13, 2012: Prosecutorial Discretion Issues in San Francisco for Pro Bono Attorneys...
    Aug 13, 2012: Held on June 21, 2012
  • Jul 24, 2012: Preparing for Deferred Action
    Jul 24, 2012: This webinar discusses what we know so far about the new deferred action policy for undocumented immigrants who entered the U.S. as children, including basic eligibility requirements, how to document eligibility, "red flags" for applicants, and advocacy on the policy's implementation. Panelists include Jennie Guilfoyle, Training and Legal Support Attorney at CLINIC; Paromita Shah, Associate...

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