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Appealing to the Board of Immigration Appeals

(590 reviews)

Produced on October 03, 2018

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Course Information

Time 62 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Course Description

In recent years, it has become increasingly difficult to prevail in immigration court. It is extremely important to create a proper record for appeal, competently lodge appeals, and capably compose appellate briefs to the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA). This course, presented by immigration attorney Maris Liss, covers the nuts and bolts of how to appeal to the BIA, standards of review, brief-writing tips, and motions to the Board. After taking this course, you will understand the basics of BIA appeals and understand the standard and burden of proof. You will learn pro-tips for brief-writing as well.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Grasp the basics of appealing before the BIA, including the standards for review
  2. Create a proper record for appeal

  3. Gain brief-writing tips and pointers for filing motions before the BIA

Credit Information

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Faculty

Maris Liss

The Law Offices of George P. Mann & Associates, P.C.

Maris J. Liss heads the appellate litigation practice at George P. Mann and Associates, a boutique immigration firm in Farmington Hills, Michigan. She litigates at the BIA, Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal (mostly the Sixth Circuit) and in Federal District Court. Maris is a co-editor of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Immigration Litigation Toolbox, 5th Edition published in 2016. The Immigration Litigation Toolbox teaches administrative, Federal District Court, and Circuit Court litigation. She is also a contributor to AILA’s Immigration Forms Toolbox, 3rd Edition. Maris has served terms on the AILA National Amicus Committee, National Litigation Steering Committee, National Publications Committee, and Online Resources Taskforce. She is on the faculty of Lawline Online CLE and is a frequent speaker at national and regional conferences. Maris is a graduate of Columbia Law School and Barnard College.



Reviews

BH
Ben H.

Well informed speaker.

LD
Lori D.

This was a very clear and informative program. Many thanks to the instructor.

SD
Sukhbir D.

Very Informative.

CZ
Cristina Z.

Good

BA
Bibiana A.

Extremely informative speaker.

RC
Rowena C.

Really detailed, practical, and informative.

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Ferdinand G. Suba F.

Very informative

LS
Leslie S.

This person went above and beyond to prepare and provide a clear concise picture of a successful BIA appeal. Bravo.

RH
Robert H.

Great overview; very practical advice.

CB
Camryn B.

This was excellent!

KD
Konstantine D.

Very informative

WD
WENDY D

Good, thoughtful, prepared and informative presentation. Thank you.

DB
David B.

Excellent program!

KB
Kimberly B.

Very helpful and easy way to get MCLE credits.

JH
John H.

Thanks!

WD
William D.

Thank you!

BB
Brigitte B.

Very good CLE. Instructor was informative and engaging.

SW
Steven W.

very concise.

ST
Sydney T.

Great presentation

BK
Bruce K.

Informative presentation with a knowledgable instructor.

HO
Hunter O.

The mobile app functionality was very convenient.

JL
Jennifer L.

Fascinating. Thanks for the transcript--very helpful when trying to review and summarize what one has learned.

KS
Kristen S.

Very informative! Thank you!

JB
Jennifer B.

Informative.

OP
Olivia P.

Really enjoyed the professor in this.

RW
Robert W.

The young lady instructor knew when to hit on a pertinent item to the curriculum.

EZ
Eric Z.

excellent presentation.

ES
Eric S.

Speaker was excellent- her anecdotal approach woven into basic info was effective.

AB
Andrea B.

Great teacher thank you.

KF
Kimberly F.

Interesting and Timely.

CB
Christina B.

Good course!

BS
Beth S.

This was an interesting topic and an engaging presentation.

NC
Norberto C.

Awesome.

GM
Gina M.

Great presenter.

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