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Below are links to training materials, sample documents, practice advisories and government memos pro bono attorneys may need over the course of representing asylum seekers. Additional, general materials are available on the Legal Materials page.  Pro bono attorneys are also encouraged to peruse the Immigration Procedural Updates page, which provides information regarding changes in immigration policy and procedure.

NIJC Procedural Manual for Asylum Representation

NIJC Procedural Manual for Attorneys Representing Detained Asylum Seekers


Immigration Court Guidelines and Manuals


Claim-based advisories, resources, and briefs banks


Asylum Corroboration

More resources coming

The "Asylum Clock" and Employment Authorization

Bars to Asylum


Information and Resources for Asylees