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Burdens of Proof

April 30, 2013
Audio Seminar

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Burdens of Proof

This 90 minute audio seminar was presented live on April 30, 2013, from 2:00 pm-3:30 pm eastern time.

Understanding the various burdens of proof can make the difference between winning and losing your case. This step-by-step review of the often shifting burdens in matters before USCIS and the immigration court will ensure that you are prepared to present your strongest case and are ready for any procedural or factual challenges.

  • Burdens Before USCIS
  • Burdens Before the Immigration Court and the BIA
  • INA, Regulations, Policy, and Circuit Precedent
  • Preparing and Litigating Your Case


Bryon M. Large (dl), Denver, CO
Bryon M. Large is a Senior Attorney with Joseph Law Firm, P.C. in Aurora, Colorado, practicing family-based immigration, removal defense, federal litigation, asylum law, and solutions for same-sex bi-national couples. He is the Chair-Elect of AILA Colorado and Chair of the Immigration Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association. He also currently serves on AILA National's LGBT Taskforce. Mr. Large received his J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law (2006).

Camille J. Mackler, New York, NY
Camille J. Mackler is the Director of Training and Technical Assistance at the New York Immigration Coalition. Previously, she was in private practice focusing primarily on defense of removal, detention issues, and asylum and refugee applications. She is the co-chair of the AILA New York Chapter's Media & Advocacy Committee. Ms. Mackler received her J.D. from New York Law School (2006).

Karolyn Talbert, Chicago, IL
Karolyn Talbert is a managing attorney at NIJC, where she contributes to the Immigrant Legal Defense and Immigrant Children's Protection projects. She represents immigrants in removal proceedings before the Executive Office for Immigration Review and in applications for immigration benefits before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Department of State. Karolyn is also a former Equal Justice Works Fellow and her fellowship focused on representing immigrant victims of notary fraud. Before joining NIJC, she was the attorney advisor for the immigration court in Chicago. Karolyn is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Law and is licensed in the state of Illinois.

Seminar Recording

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Registration & Pricing

  Registration Price
AILA Member/International Associates $129.00
AILA Member's Paralegal $129.00
AILA Nonprofit Members $129.00
AILA Law Student Members $129.00
Nonmember Attorneys $199.00
Other Nonmembers $199.00
Nonprofit Nonmembers $199.00
Nonmember Law Students $199.00

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The "Burdens of Proof" audio seminar takes place Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at the times noted below:

  • 2:00 pm-3:30 pm eastern time
  • 1:00 pm-2:30 pm central time
  • 12:00 pm-1:30 pm mountain time
  • 11:00 am-12:30 pm pacific time

The registration deadline for this seminar is 11:59 pm ET on 4/29/13.

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