|Release Date: 04/08/2020|
Provisional Waivers: A Practitioner's Guide, 3rd ed., written and edited by Charles Wheeler and the staff of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC), provides updated, step-by-step guidance on dealing with the unlawful presence ground of inadmissibility, commonly understood to be the three- and ten-year bars.
Provisional Waivers covers everything from working with the client to documenting the case to RFEs and denials.
If you represent a noncitizen caught in the unlawful presence trap, Provisional Waivers: A Practitioner's Guide can help you help them.
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Debbie Smith is Associate General Counsel/Immigration Law at the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). Prior to that she was a senior attorney at CLINIC. Ms. Smith has worked as a staff attorney at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco, a partner at the immigration law firm Simmons & Ungar, the national coordinator of the American Baptist Churches (ABC) class action settlement, and a staff attorney at the International Institute of the East Bay.
Charles Wheeler directs CLINIC's Training & Legal Support division. Prior to that he directed the National Immigration Law Center in Los Angeles and the Colorado Rural Legal Services Farmworker Program. He has been involved in immigration law and immigrants' rights efforts for 40 years.
Ilissa Mira is a staff attorney in CLINIC's Training and Legal Support division and is based in Oakland. She was previously an attorney fellow at California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation.