IIRIRA & AEDPA Twenty Years Later: Legal Representation Challenges in New York and Beyond

  • 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • By: New York Law School, New York State Bar Association - Committee on Immigration Representation
  • New York Law School
  • Source: New York
  • Continuing Legal Education Program (CLE)


Panel 1: The Criminalization of Immigration

  • Expansion of Ag Fel definition
  • Definitions of convictions
  • Retroactivity/St. Cyr
  •   Impact/Response in New York
  •   2nd Circuit Case Law

Panel 2: Changes to Detention Procedures

  • Mandatory Detention (236(c))
  • Bed mandate and broader corporate transformation of detention
  • Detention of refugees and asylum seekers and detention as a deterrent
  • Impact/Response in New York

Panel 3: Transformation of Immigration: New Obstacles and New Bars

  • Removal of discretion
  • LPRs - Cancellation of Removal vs. 212(c); Non-LPRs .Cancellation of Removal v. Suspension; Changes to voluntary departure
  • 1 Year Asylum bar, Agg. Fel & Particularly Serious Crimes
  • The Unlawful Presence Bars - look at visa movement showing people are not moving to use legal immigration system.
  • Impact/Response in New York

Panel 4: Jurisdiction Stripping of Federal Court

  • Limits on Habeas Corpus and Mandamus
  • Limits on Federal Court Review
  • Impact/Response in New York

Cost:  $100.00 NYSBA Member

$150.00 Non-NYSBA Member

Registration:  Click Here

  • CLE Credit Comments: Under New York's MCLE rule, this program has been approved for a total of 7.0 MCLE credit hours in Areas of Professional Practice for experienced attorneys only (admitted more than 2 years).
  • Contact:
    Kevin Getnick
  • Website: www.nysba.org