For 50 years, the National Immigration Project has designed innovative legal strategies to defend immigrant rights. We are committed to sharing those strategies and innovations via Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars, webinars, litigation meetings, and panels for attorneys and advocates. This page lists our past trainings with links to purchase for members and non-members.

NITA-NIPNLG "Advocacy in Immigration Matters" Training

August 2022

A 4-day training that will benefit immigrant rights advocates who have limited immigration court advocacy experience and want to establish a solid foundation in litigation skills through an intensive training experience with meaningful feedback from experienced litigators and seasoned immigration practitioners, including a retired Immigration Judge.

NIPNLG's Removal Defense Course

June 20th through July 29th

A 12-part webinar series on removal defense advocacy

Monthly NIPNLG Removal Defense Webinar: Rectifying Interpretation Inaccuracies

July 21, 2022

During this webinar, presenters provide background on the qualifications of and role of interpreters in immigration court, explain how practitioners can help prevent interpretation inaccuracies, discuss strategies for rectifying interpretation errors during the Individual Hearing, talk about best practices for preserving the record for appeal when interpretation inaccuracies arise, and identify arguments for appeal.

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2022 Annual Pre-AILA Crimes & Immigration Seminar

June 14-15, 2022

This virtual seminar included two full afternoons of learning & strategizing about how to best represent clients with convictions in immigration court.

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Removal Defense Webinar: Fighting Interpol Red Notices with guest speaker, Sandra Grossman

May 19, 2022

More and more immigrants are facing Interpol Red Notices allegations in removal proceedings. During this webinar, the speakers delve into the intersection of U.S. immigration law and Interpol/Red Notice removal cases. More information »

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NITA-NIPNLG "Advocacy in Immigration Matters" Training

May 6-13, 2022

This 4-day training will benefit immigrant rights advocates who have limited immigration court advocacy experience and want to establish a solid foundation in litigation skills through an intensive training experience with meaningful feedback from experienced litigators and seasoned immigration practitioners, including a retired Immigration Judge. More information »

Monthly NIPNLG Removal Defense Webinar: Hot Topics in SIJS; Advocating for Clients in SIJS Green Card Backlog

April 21, 2022

This webinar covers the latest in SIJS issues, including what recent AAO decisions tell us about current trends in USCIS adjudications, key highlights of the SIJS final rule, the impact of the latest employment-based fourth preference (EB-4) visa retrogression, how to navigate removal proceedings and removal orders, and advocacy tips for clients facing adjudication delays. More information »

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An Overview of the Final Special Immigrant Juvenile Status Regulations

April 12, 2022

During this free webinar, presenters review key provisions the long-awaited final rule on Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and related adjustment of status adjudications that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issued on March 8, 2022. More information »

Understanding the CARECEN v. Jaddou Settlement Agreement Webinar

April 7, 2022

During this free webinar, the presenters review the terms of this Settlement Agreement and describe how and until when impacted noncitizens can take advantage of its terms. More information »

Spring 2022 CLE: Hot Topics in Removal Defense and Asylum Law

March 22-23, 2022

This two-day seminar covers hot topics in removal defense and asylum law. More information »

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EndSIJSBacklog Coalition Presents: USCIS's New SIJS Policy on Deferred Action and Work Authorization

March 17, 2022

This webinar, hosted by the EndSIJSBacklog Coalition is intended for legal practitioners who represent SIJS youth and discusses the key components of the new policy and flag as-yet-unanswered questions. More information »

Inaugural Monthly NIPNLG Removal Defense Webinar

January 19, 2022

This training discusses the ethical rules that govern preparing a client for immigration court hearings. More information »

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"Immigration Defense Strategies: Lessons from the Criminal Defense Context" Virtual CLE

October 13-14, 2021

This training discusses immigration defense strategies from the criminal defense context. More information »

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2021 Annual Pre-AILA Crimes & Immigration Seminar

June 3-4, 2021

This two-day training discusses how to best represent clients with convictions in immigration court. More information »

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2021 Spring Virtual CLE Seminar Removal Defense Under the Biden Administration

March 25, 2021

This training discusses removal defense under the new administration. More information »

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2020 Crimes and Immigration Seminar

October 29-30, 2020

This two-day training discusses how to best represent clients with convictions in immigration court. More information »

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2020 Annual National Lawyers Guild Convention Virtual Seminar Outside the Box: Creative Strategies to Fight for Your Clients

September 24, 2020

This two-day training discusses how to best represent clients with convictions in immigration court. More information »

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Annual Pre-AILA Crimes and Immigration CLE

July 17, 2020

This day-long Continuing Legal Education (CLE) course is designed for criminal defense attorneys and immigration attorneys who represent noncitizens in criminal cases or who have criminal convictions.More information »

Fighting for Due Process in the Immigration System

May 15, 2020

This two-day training discusses how to best represent clients with convictions in immigration court. More information »

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