For over 48 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 for attorneys. This page lists upcoming seminars available to members and non-members nationwide.

Upcoming Events

cle october 16 in durham, nc

Resistance Lawyering: Fighting for Immigrant Communities and the Rule of Law

Join Us for this Day-long Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Course

21C Museum Hotel
111 N. Cocoran St., Durham, NC 27701

Join us on October 16 to learn about innovative strategies to address the Trump administration’s continued assault on immigrant communities and the rule of law.


Immigration Litigation in Federal Court · Expedited Removal · Raids and Motions to Suppress · Asylum Updates · Creating a Record and Working with Experts in Immigration Court

Detailed agenda and speakers coming soon!

Registration Fees

(Early Bird Rates in effect prior to September 1, 2019)
Private Attorney
$300 before Sept. 1st - $325 on or after Sept. 1st

Current Members of NIPNLG, NLG, or Minority Bar Associations
$250 before Sept. 1st - $275 on or after Sept. 1st

Legal Worker/Non-Profit/Student
$175 before Sept. 1st - $200 on or after Sept. 1st

Register Today!


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CLE Sponsored By

National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild


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Past Events

Save the Date Seminar June in Orlando

Pre-AILA Crimes CLE
June 18, 2019 in Orlando, FL

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Defiant Immigration Lawyering: Empathy, Audacity, and Skill
March 29, 2019 in San Antonio, TX

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Fighting Back in Removal Proceedings and in the Federal Courts
October 31, 2018 in Portland, OR

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2018 Pre-AILA Crimes and Immigration Seminar
June 13, 2018 in San Francisco

Seminar Focused on: Using Categorical Approach to Win Your Case · Avoiding Drug Deportability and Inadmissibility · Judicial and Administrative Case Updates and Analysis · Vacating a Criminal Conviction and Establishing Prejudice

Learn More »   Download the Program Book »

2018 Removal Defense Conference and Webcast
Fierce and Fearless Lawyering: Taking it to the Next Level

Thursday, April 12, 2018 in Washington, DC or Via Webcast
A joint venture between AILA, the AILA/Council Immigration Justice Campaign, and the National Immigration Project

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Crimes and Immigration Seminar: An Advanced CLE for Immigration and Criminal Practitioners
Saturday, October 14, 2017 in New York

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Creative Strategies in Fighting Enforcement in the Era of Trump
Wednesday, August 2nd in Washington, D.C.

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Pre-AILA Crimes and Immigration Seminar: More Important Than Ever
June 21, 2017 in New Orleans

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Dan Kesselbrenner (right), Executive Director of the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild and Manny Vargas (left), Senior Counsel & Founder of the Immigrant Defense Project speaking at the 2017 Crimes & Immigration Seminar in New York City on October 14, 2017.