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This section provides documents and forms NIJC's pro bono attorneys may need over the course of their representation.

Materials are currently available for criminal defense attorneys representing immigrants, as well as for attorneys representing asylum seekers, LGBT immigrants, and unaccompanied immigrant children.


General Legal Materials

- November 20, 2014 DHS Policies for the Apprehension, Detention and Removal of Undocumented Immigrants (rescinds and supersedes prior memoranda except where otherwise indicated in this memorandum) 

- November 17, 2011 DHS Prosecutorial Discretion Case Review Memorandum

- November 17, 2011 DHS Guidance to ICE Attorneys

- August 18, 2011 Letter from DHS Secretary Napolitano to Senator Dick Durbin regarding DHS's prosecutorial discretion initiative.

- June 17, 2011 ICE Memorandum: Exercising Prosecutorial Discretion Consistent with the Civil Immigration Priorities.

- June 17, 2011 ICE Memorandum: Prosecutorial Discretion: Certain Victims, Witnesses, and Plaintiffs.

- August 20, 2010 ICE Memorandum: Guidance Regarding the Handling of Removal Proceedings of Aliens with Pending or Approved Applications or Petitions.


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