Get Me Out of Here! Strategies for Getting Clients Out of Custody - Recording (.MP3)

Get Me Out of Here! Strategies for Getting Clients Out of Custody - Recording (.MP3)

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Recorded 3/7/2017
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format MP3
SKU AS2017-03-07-DL

Immigration attorneys are all too familiar with a client’s anguish after being taken into ICE custody. Getting a client out of ICE custody can be challenging, particularly if he or she is subject to INA §236(c) mandatory detention. The panelists will discuss some of the latest detention precedents and developments, and present strategies for helping a client get out of jail.

Featured Topics

  • Who Is Entitled to a Bond Hearing in Immigration Court?
  • INA §236(c) and Matter of Joseph Hearings
  • Clients Detainable Under INA §236(c): Arguments for Avoiding Mandatory Detention
  • Limits to Prolonged Mandatory Detention
    • Six-Month Rule of Rodriguez v. Robbins (9th Circuit) and Lora v. Shanahan (2nd Circuit)
    • “Case-by-Case” Approach of the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the First, Third, Sixth, and Eleventh Circuits: Reid v. Donelan, Diop v. ICE/DHS, Ly v. Hansen, Sopo v. U.S. Attorney General

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Sui Chung (DL), AILA Author of forthcoming Winning on Paper: AILA’s Guide to Written Advocacy, Miami, FL
Sui Chung specializes in removal defense with the Immigration Law & Litigation Group. AILA awarded her the Michael Maggio Award after she established the Krome Mental Incompetency Project. She was co-counsel in Hernandez v. State, the lead case in Florida addressing an immigrant’s right to effective representation of counsel, and counsel for Enrique, from the award-winning novel, Enrique’s Journey. Ms. Chung also serves on the boards of the AILA South Florida Chapter, Catholic Legal Services, and Immigrants’ List. She began her career at the BIA with the Attorney General Honors Program. She received a J.D. from Georgetown Law, and B.A. and B.M. degrees from Oberlin College.

Thomas Edward Moseley, Newark, NJ
Thomas Edward Moseley practices immigration law in Newark, NJ, concentrating in federal court litigation and removal defense. He received his A.B. from Harvard College and his J.D. from Harvard Law School, and previously served as Chief of the Immigration Unit in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. He is a past chair of the Immigration Section of the Federal Bar Association (FBA) and has lectured on immigration for the FBA, New Jersey ICLE, the Practicing Law Institute, and AILA. He is the recipient of AILA’s 2016 Jack Wasserman award for excellence in immigration litigation.

Heather Drabek Prendergast, AILA ICE Liaison Committee Chair, Cleveland, OH
Heather Drabek Prendergast practices in Cleveland, OH, where she is of counsel with Aljijakli & Kosseff, LLC. She focuses on complex removal defense including trials, appeals, and federal court litigation; employment-based immigration for skilled professionals; family-based immigration; asylum; and naturalization. Heather serves as chair of AILA’s ICE Liaison Committee, and she regularly speaks about immigration issues at local, regional, and national conferences. She is admitted to practice in Ohio, New York, the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Heather is a graduate of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in Cleveland, OH, and Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. She is an avid equestrian and runner.

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