Seeking Remedies for Ineffective Assistance of Counsel in Immigration Cases
American Immigration Council
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).
The American Immigration Council warns non-citizens to guard against spoofing phone calls from ill-intended individuals seeking to create panic among our immigrant community. To learn more, please go to scam.immigrationcouncil.org.