The Categorical Approach Now

  • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Pacific Time (US & Canada)
  • By: ILRC
  • This event takes place online.
  • Source: Immigration Advocates Network > IAN Nonprofit Resource Center
  • Continuing Legal Education Program (CLE)
  • Immigration

The categorical approach is perhaps the single most important tool for defending a noncitizen who has been charged with or convicted of a crime. But while the Supreme Court clarified and strengthened this defense in decisions culminating in U.S. v. Mathis (2016), it took a sharp step backward in Pereida v. Wilkinson (2021). In this interactive webinar, experts will take participants step-by-step through how to use the approach to protect clients in immigration and criminal proceedings, and how to avoid or limit the effect of Pereida.


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