On June 17, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued an en banc decision regarding whether an asylum applicant can be required to provide corroborating evidence to establish he filed for asylum within one year of arriving to the United States. More information about the decision can be found in NIJC's Immigration Litigation Update.
NIJC's Defenders Initiative responds to email inquiries from criminal defense attorneys who have questions regarding potential immigration consequences that their immigrant defendant clients may face. Use the form at right to contact the Defenders Initiative to schedule a training or ask a question about how your client's criminal case may impact his or her immigration status.
For more resources on immigration consequences for criminal defendents, visit the Immigrant Defense Project.
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