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Preparing Clients for Credible Fear Interviews

Guidance and best practices in how to help clients prepare for credible and reasonable fear interviews.



Practice
Guide

Practice Pointer: Matter of L-E-A-

Catholic Legal Immigration Network
On July 29, 2019, the Attorney General issued a decision, Matter of L-E-A-, which attempts to limit the availability of asylum to people whose persecution is based on their family relationships. This practice advisory is crucial for anyone whose client fears such persecution; it walks through what the decision does and does not say, and offers strategies and practice tips on addressing the decision.

Practice
Guide

Guide to Credible and Reasonable Fear Proceedings

Florence Project
This practice guide walks pro se applicants through the credible and reasonable fear process. It provides an excellent overview of both processes.

Mock
Hearing
20 Min.

Mock Credible Fear Preparation Session

Immigration Justice Campaign
In this video, an attorney prepares a detained asylum seeker for her credible fear interview.

Practice
Guide

Asylum Eligibility One Pager

Immigration Justice Campaign
This one-page document highlights the essential elements of asylum eligibility. It is intended for quick reference during credible and reasonable fear client preparation meetings.

Webinar
105 Min.

Matter of A-B- : Case Updates, Current Trends, and Suggested Strategies

American Immigration Lawyers Association
Seven months after former Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued Matter of A-B- , expert practitioners discuss how the decision has been implemented, trends at all levels of adjudication, and legal arguments and strategies for a post-A-B- world.

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