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CLE - Defensive Asylum Claims from A to Z

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA


Hear directly from the experts on how to achieve the best results for defensive asylum claims. Our panelists will cover the basics of defensive asylum claims, gang related cases, and advice on how to best represent your client.

Program Agenda

  • Nuts and Bolts of Defensive Asylum Claims:
    Hear from experts in the field on the steps and timeline of a typical defensive asylum claim.  Walk away with a check list of points to consider, deadlines, and issues to address with every claim.
  • Gang Related Asylum Claims: 
    Gang related claims are common, defensive asylum claims practitioners are seeing on a more regular basis.  Hear from attorneys who have represented gang-related clients seeking asylum as an example to walk through the steps of a defensive asylum claim. 
  • Practical Tips from the Bench:
    A rare opportunity to hear from immigration judges presiding over defensive asylum claims. Hear their impressions and recommendations on how to best represent your client.

The BBA is an accredited provider in Rhode Island, New York, California, Maine, and Vermont. If you need credit in another state for attendance for one of our accredited programs, we can provide you with a certificate of attendance to fill out for your jurisdiction. Forms certifying your attendance will be provided on the day of the program.

Registration Categories
BBA Member - $60.00
Non-Member - $80.00
BBA Member - Legal Services/ Government Lawyer - $40.00
Law Student - $25.00

If the cost of this seminar would preclude you from attending, please contact us about tuition discounts.

Materials: The BBA has gone digital! We are reducing our printing of hard copy materials for accredited programs. All of our materials are now offered in electronic format and is sent in advance to registrants via email.  Free WiFi is available in all conference rooms so you can easily have your materials on your portable devices and laptops!  


Sponsoring Section/Committee(s):




Margaret DeMoura


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