WINNING IN THE 5TH CIRCUIT: BUILDING AN ASYLUM CASE FROM THE GROUND UP




Webinar Details

From CILA’s “2020 Virtual UC Champions Symposium” Training:

This presentation will offer practical advice on creating a strong record for appellate review, speak about their work on gender/children/indigenous claims, as well as  speak about their successes in building cases from the ground up that have culminated in favorable rulings from the Fifth and First Circuit Courts of Appeals, including these key opinions:De Pena Panigua v. Barr (April, 2020) – First Circuit; Inestroza-Antonelli v. Barr (April, 2020) – Fifth Circuit; Ordonez-Quino v. Holder (July, 2014) – First Circuit; and Mejilla v. Romero (August, 2010) – First Circuit.

Produced for the Vera Unaccompanied Children Network

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Recorded Date

June 5, 2020

Speakers

  • Nancy Jean Kelly, Co-Managing Director, Harvard Immigration Refugee Clinic at Greater Boston Legal Services
  • John Willshire Carrera, Co-Managing Director, Harvard Immigration Refugee Clinic at Greater Boston Legal Services

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