Master Calendar Hearing
The first several immigration court appearances in an LPR cancellation case are generally one or more “master calendar” hearings. These materials on this page will walk you through what Master Calendars are, how they work, and how to prepare for them.
Your first appearance in immigration court for your asylum-seeking client will be at a brief "master calendar" hearing. Watch this short webinar to learn what happens during master calendar hearings, how to prepare for them, and what to expect after the master calendar.
An overview of Immigration Court proceedings. Particularly useful is the description of master calendar hearings (p. 5-7), individual/merits hearings (p. 17-19), and key immigration law sourcebooks/treatises (p. 2-3).
If you are a volunteer attorney working on a case with the Immigration Justice Campaign, find out how to get individualized help with your case.