Hot Topics in Terminating, Closing, and Continuing Removal Proceedings - Recording (.MP3)

Hot Topics in Terminating, Closing, and Continuing Removal Proceedings - Recording (.MP3)

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Recorded 10/25/2018
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format MP3
SKU WS2018-10-25-DL

New strategies for removal proceedings are needed in light of the recent sweeping changes in law and policy regarding termination of removal proceedings, administrative closure of removal proceedings, and continuances in immigration court. Our panel of experts will address how to harness Pereira v. Sessions for terminating removal proceedings, alternative approaches following the decimation of administrative closure in Matter of Castro-Tum, and creative strategies for continuances in immigration court.

Featured Topics

  • Challenging Defective Notices to Appear and Terminating Proceedings Utilizing Pereira v. Sessions
  • Strategizing Solutions to Counteract Matter of Castro-Tum, Seeking Administrative Closure for Eligible Clients, and Developing Alternative Strategies for Provisional Waiver (Form I-601A) Clients
  • Seeking Continuances in Immigration Court with Creative Legal Grounds and Authority
  • Developing Arguments for Use of the “Status Docket” Following the January 2018 Memorandum Regarding Case Priorities and Court Performance Measures

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Aaron Hall (DL), AILA Amicus Committee Vice Chair, Denver, CO
Aaron Hall is a partner and director of Removal, Litigation, and Family Immigration at Joseph Law Firm in Aurora, CO. He is an active member of AILA and has served as the chair of the AILA Colorado Chapter’s New Members Division and ICE Liaison Committee, and on AILA National’s Amicus Committee. Mr. Hall is a member of the Colorado Bar Association (CBA) and served as the chair of the Immigration Law Section for the 2014–15 year. In addition, Mr. Hall is a member of the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, focusing on analyzing the potential for post-conviction relief for noncitizen defendants in criminal court and working with defense counsel to apprise noncitizen defendants of the potential immigration consequences of criminal charges.

Lance Curtright, San Antonio, TX
Lance Curtright, a native of Lincoln, Nebraska, has practiced immigration law since 2001. He is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Curtright was selected for inclusion in the 2016 & 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America © by Woodward White, Inc. Under Mr. Curtright’s lead, DMCA’s Litigation Section was awarded the 2013 Best Litigation Department of the Year by Texas Lawyer magazine. Mr. Curtright has successfully represented hundreds of clients in deportation proceedings. His successes include published decisions in Cabrera v. Sessions, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 11876 (5th Cir. May 7, 2018); Santoyo v. United States of America, et al, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 106253 (W.D. Tex. 2017); Hosseini v. Johnson, 826 F.3d 354 (6th Cir. 2016); Villegas-Sarabia v. Johnson, 123 F.Supp. 870 (W.D. Tex. 2015); Amrollah v. Napolitano, 710 F.3d 568 (5th Cir. 2013); Matter of Lamus, 25 I&N Dec. 61 (BIA 2009). He has published articles about immigration law in several law magazines and is a frequent speaker at immigration law conferences. He serves as Treasurer for the Texas Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Matthew J. Archambeault, Philadelphia, PA
Matthew J. Archambeault has a wide range of experience in the field of immigration and nationality law, appearing in immigration courts around the United States and its territories. He has represented individuals from every continent in every context possible. Mr. Archambeault has argued cases in federal court, at both the district and appellate levels, and has been successful. He brings a wealth of knowledge with both an aggressive and compassionate approach to legal representation, as well as an ability to advocate against the government, while reaching a consensus with them.

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