“IIRIRA & AEDPA Twenty Years Later: Legal Representation Challenges in New York and Beyond”

Tuesday October 25th, 2016
New York Law School
New York, NY

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$100.00 NYSBA Member
$150.00 NON-NYSBA Member

Program Schedule

8:30AM – 09:00AM: Registration & Breakfast

9:00AM – 09:15AM: Welcome

9:15AM – 09:45AM Opening Key Note:  Overview of Immigration

9:45AM – 11:00AM Panel 1: The Criminalization of Immigration
Expansion of Ag Fel definition
Definitions of convictions
Retroactivity/St. Cyr
Impact/Response in New York
2nd Circuit Case Law

11:00AM – 11:15AMBREAK

11:15AM – 12:30PM Panel 2: Changes to Detention Procedures
Mandatory Detention (236(c))
Bed mandate and broader corporate transformation of detention
Detention of refugees and asylum seekers and detention as a deterrent
Impact/Response in New York

12:30PM – 2:00PM Lunch: Moderated Conversation on Real-Life Consequences of IIRIRA & AEDPA

2:00PM – 3:15PM Panel 3: Transformation of Immigration: New Obstacles and New Bars
Removal of discretion
LPRs - Cancellation of Removal vs. 212(c); Non-LPRs .Cancellation of Removal v. Suspension; Changes to voluntary departure
1 Year Asylum bar, Agg. Fel & Particularly Serious Crimes
The Unlawful Presence Bars - look at visa movement showing people are not moving to use legal immigration system.
Impact/Response in New York

3:15PM – 3:30PM: BREAK

3:30PM – 4:45PM Panel 4: Jurisdiction Stripping of Federal Court
Limits on Habeas Corpus and Mandamus
Limits on Federal Court Review
Impact/Response in New York

5:00PM – 5:45PM Closing Remarks: The Road Forward

5:45PM – 6:30PM: Reception

Under New York's MCLE rule, this program has been approved for a total of 7.0 MCLE credit hours in Areas of Professional Practice for experienced, attorneys only (admitted more than 2 years)

For further information on this program, contact Kevin Getnick at kgetnick@nysba.org

Discounts and Scholarships: New York State Bar Association members and non-members may apply for a discount or scholarship to attend this program, based on financial hardship This discount applies to the educational portion of the program only. Under that policy, any member of our Association who has a genuine basis for his/her hardship, and if approved, can receive a discount or scholarship, depending on the circumstances. To apply for a discount or scholarship, please send your request in writing to Kevin Getnick at kgetnick@nysba.org