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Extreme Hardship Criteria in Waivers and Cancellation of Removal Cases: Clinical Forensic Strategies for Immigration Lawyers

1h 3m

Created on November 12, 2019




In this seminar, attorney and forensic expert Mark Silver provides the immigration lawyer with a detailed analysis of criteria considered by clinical experts when undertaking a psychosocial evaluation in extreme hardship cases. Here, Mr. Silver integrates important legal considerations with the psychosocial criteria offering new and different insights to better advocate for the clients and their family members. He also reviews the different criteria that have an impact on extreme hardship considerations. Additionally, he addresses how to best present these issues to help your client.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Recognize the major criteria for evaluations in extreme hardship cases used by clinical experts
  2. Appreciate who best benefits from psychosocial evaluations when extreme hardship cases are present
  3. Identify the factors that trigger an extreme hardship analysis
  4. Examine the purpose and scope of the psychosocial assessment for both the client and family members
  5. Consider clinical and legal considerations permitting and integration of these two specialties

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