Webinar Series: Overview of Removal Proceedings and Orders of Removal

July 8 – 29, 2021 | 2-3:30 p.m. ET | CA MCLE: 1.5 per webinar

What kinds of removal orders exist under the law and how do they come about? What happens in immigration court after someone receives a Notice to Appear, or NTA? And how can advocates counsel their clients to understand their risk of exposure to immigration enforcement? This webinar series, designed for advocates who do not regularly represent clients in removal proceedings, will introduce the world of removal orders and removal proceedings, and offer tips for advocates to provide effective counseling to clients in their individual cases.

NOTE: Access to recordings of the webinars are included with your purchase of the four-part webinar series. Your complimentary access will be available until August 29, 2021. Certificates of attendance are only issued if you attend live webinars.


Webinar 1: All About Removal Orders

July 8 | 2-3:30 p.m. ET | CA MCLE 1.5

This webinar will review both immigration court removal orders and orders of removal issued outside of immigration court including expedited removal orders, removal orders against persons with aggravated felony convictions, judicial orders of removal and reinstatement of removal.


Webinar 2: Overview of Removal Proceedings in Immigration Court

July 15 | 2-3:30 p.m. ET | CA MCLE 1.5

This webinar will include the anatomy of a removal proceeding, including when proceedings may be initiated and the different types of immigration court hearings, including master and individual hearings. Presenters will also review the rights and responsibilities of individuals in removal proceedings. The presenters will explain how proceedings are initiated, who the players are, and the varying ways proceedings can conclude.


Webinar 3: Overview of Relief From Removal

July 22 | 2-3:30 p.m. ET | CA MCLE 1.5

This webinar will cover the forms of relief available to respondents in removal proceedings such as asylum, cancellation of removal and adjustment of status. Presenters will discuss the key issues to screen for to identify possible eligibility for relief as well as exposure to mandatory detention.


Webinar 4: Counseling Your Client About Exposure to Enforcement

July 29 | 2-3:30 p.m. ET | CA MCLE 1.5

In this webinar, presenters will offer guidance on how to counsel clients on the risks of immigration law enforcement, with a particular focus on policies under the new administration. Topics to be discussed include: the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, or USCIS, NTA policy guidance, ICE work raids, ICE enforcement in courthouses, border encounters, and your client’s rights in an encounter with immigration law enforcement.


Additional Information

CLE for Attorney Participants

CLINIC is authorized by the State Bar of California to provide minimum continuing legal education (MCLE) training. If you are a California attorney, you are eligible to claim 1.5 hours of MCLE credits for each live webinar you attend in our e-learning immigration law courses. To receive MCLE credit, please provide your state bar number when you register for each live webinar. You may seek self-study CLE credit for viewing any recorded webinars posted on the course website. If you are an attorney licensed in another state, please check with your state bar to determine whether this training qualifies for MCLE credit.

Type of Training

Webinar Series

Date of Event


Time of Event

02:00 pm ~ 03:30 pm

Registration Deadline

Training Prices

CLINIC Affiliates - $140

Nonprofit Agency Staff -  $240

Private Attorneys and Staff - $320


Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.

Payment and Cancellation

Payment by credit card only. There are no refunds for registration for a single webinar or for a webinar series.