Specific Bases for MTRs
Once you have identified under which basis you will seek to reopen your client’s proceedings, these materials will provide you with targeted guidance.
This Practice Advisory discusses how individuals can seek a remedy for ineffective assistance of counsel in immigration court proceedings by filing a motion to reopen and provides an overview of the current law on the right to effective assistance, including the procedural and substantive requirements set forth in Matter of Lozada, 19 I&N Dec. 637 (BIA 1988).
This is where to start for attorneys working on motions to reopen in absentia removal orders for families targeted in raids, this is where to start. The webinar provides an overview of the applicable law, an explanation of the overall situation of clients with these orders, and an overview of the work involved in preparation the motions.
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.