Immigration Justice Campaign is an initiative of American Immigration Council, American Immigration Lawyers Association.

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Many people held in immigration detention are eligible for release on bond, but are not able to win release because they are not represented by counsel. These training and resource materials will walk will you through how to handle a bond hearing for someone held in immigration detention. The resources include recorded webinars, practice advisories, and template bond motions and other filings.

Getting Started: Overview of Bond

These materials provide an introduction to release from immigration detention on bond: who is eligible for bond, how to request a bond hearing, and what happens during bond hearings.

Preparing Bond Submission

Here you will find required forms, filing and service instructions, samples, and templates for your bond submission to the immigration court.  

After the Bond Hearing

The materials here will prepare you for the different possible outcomes of your client’s bond hearing.