Successfully Litigating Venezuelan Asylum Claims (12-15-22)
This program will teach advocates how to analyze asylum claims for Venezuelan applicants and how to best to prepare for litigation before the Asylum Office and the Immigration Court. After this training, attendees will understand the country conditions and political context in which most Venezuelan asylum claims arise. Attendees will also understand the asylum legal standards around political opinion, with a particular emphasis on understanding the caselaw about how to prove political opinion claims using direct and circumstantial evidence. We will then help advocates to understand tips for presenting to defend against Terrorism-Related Inadmissibility Grounds. Finally, we will prepare advocates to make these claims before Immigration Court, and to understand the nuances of presenting these cases before Immigration Judges.
Note: This training focuses on Second Circuit law.
CLE CreditsAreas of Professional Practice: 2.00
FormatOn-Demand/Recorded - Audio/Video File
MaterialsContains 4 training item(s)