For 50 years, the National Immigration Project has designed innovative legal strategies to defend immigrant rights. We are committed to sharing those strategies and innovations via Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars, webinars, litigation meetings, and panels for attorneys and advocates. This page lists upcoming trainings available to members and non-members nationwide.

For a full list of our upcoming trainings, download our 2023 trainings calendar.

Monthly NIPNLG Removal Defense Webinar: Understanding and Overcoming Bars to Relief

February 16, 2023

Individuals with removal orders face significant barriers to establishing eligibility for immigration benefits for which they might otherwise be eligible. This webinar will discuss various bars to immigration relief that a removal order can cause and will outline strategies for overcoming those bars. The webinar will also cover the latest updates in seeking adjustment of status for Temporary Protected Status recipients who have traveled on advance parole after receiving a removal order, including the impact on these cases of the CARECEN settlement agreement and USCIS’s rescission of Matter of Z-R-Z-C-. The goal of this webinar is to assist practitioners in analyzing strategies for clients with prior removal orders who might be eligible for an immigration benefit.

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March Mandamus

Every Wednesday in March 2023

Forget March Madness and join us instead for March Mandamus, where you'll get the skills you need to be the MVP in District Court! This once-a-week 5-week small group course will teach you everything you need to know about evaluating, preparing, and filing a mandamus complaint. The course is offered by the National Immigration Project in partnership with NIPNLG Board Member Rekha Sharma-Crawford.

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2023 Spring CLE Seminar: All About Motions to Reopen

March 30, 2023

Join us for our Spring CLE - with the option to join in-person or by zoom - to learn all about motions to reopen.

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NITA-NIPNLG "Advocacy in Immigration Matters" Training

May - June 2023

The National Immigration Project is pleased to partner with the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) to offer a four-day skills training for immigration court advocates. This training is ideal for advocates who have some court background and want to improve their skills through an intensive experiential experience with meaningful critque from experienced practitioners, including a retired Immigration Judge.

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