april, 2022

2022tue26apr2:00 pmtue3:30 pmCILA-NILA Webinar: “Litigation for Unaccompanied Children: Hot Button Issues & Current Litigation”CILA-NILA Webinar: “Litigation for Unaccompanied Children: Hot Button Issues & Current Litigation”

Event Details

Webinar Details:

The ABA Children’s Immigration Law Academy (CILA) invites you to join us as experts from the National Immigration Litigation Alliance (NILA) fill us in on the most recent case law impacting your children’s immigration cases. NILA will be discussing the most up-to-date cases from the federal courts and the BIA, what they mean for your clients, how to use or distinguish them, and any foundational immigration cases you can use to bolster your arguments. NILA will also be joined the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies (CGRS) to discuss recent asylum developments. This webinar is part two of a quarterly series, so in this quarter the following issues will be discussed:

  • Ongoing Title 42 cases
    • Huisha-Huisha, _ F.4th _, 2022 WL 628061 (D.C. Cir. 2022)
    • Texas v. Biden, _ F.Supp.3d _, 2022 WL 658579 (N.D. Tex. 2022)
  • Service of NTA on minors
    • B.R. v. Garland, _ 4th _, 2022 WL 534349 (9th Cir. 2022)
    • Flores-Chavez v. Ashcroft, 362 F.3d 1150 (9th Cir 2004)
  • Chevron Deference + Asylum
    • Jaco v. Garland, 24 F.4th 395 (5th Cir. 2021)
    • Romero v. DHS, 20 F.4th 1374 (11th Cir. 2021)
  • 18 & Over SIJS
    • W.A.O. v. Jaddou (DNJ) (proposed settlement)

This course is pending approval for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 1.5 participatory hours of credit.

Speakers will include:
Trina Realmuto, Executive Director, NILA
Mary Kenney, Deputy Director, NILA
Kristin Macleod-Ball, Senior Staff Attorney, NILA
Blaine Bookey, Legal Director, CGRS


(Tuesday) 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Zoom: see registration link in details