Mandamus Actions 101—Law And Practicalities

Webinar Details

The ABA Children’s Immigration Law Academy (CILA) and the National Immigration Litigation Alliance (NILA) invite you view this hour-long webinar for immigration practitioners focused on learning more about mandamus actions.

During this webinar, the panel will discuss how mandamus and Administrative Procedure Act (APA) claims can be used to compel the government to adjudicate overdue petitions for Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) classification.  Designed for immigration practitioners who may not frequently appear in federal court, this webinar will provide an overview of the elements needed for a successful mandamus or APA claim, with a particular focus on Fifth Circuit law.


Recorded Date

January 8, 2021


  • Mary Kenney, Deputy Director, National Immigration Litigation Alliance (NILA)
  • Katie Kelsh, Volunteer Attorney, NILA

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