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Pro Bono Projects
For UCI law students doing pro bono work that requires intensive research.
Books, newsletters, and forms from the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Includes the popular Kurzban’s Immigration Law Sourcebook. Also related primary materials like essential statutes and regulations, government manuals, and agency memos and letters. Limited to 25 concurrent users.
Find reputable print and electronic immigration practice guides published by AILA. Noteworthy titles include: AILA's Asylum Primer, Immigration Consequences of Criminal Activity, Kurzban's Immigration Law Sourcebook, and The Waivers Book.
Guidance and resources on current immigration issues from ILRC attorneys. These timely resources are regularly added and searchable from the Areas of Expertise section, but other sections of the website may also be of interest.
Find reputable practice guides and manuals written by ILRC staff attorneys on a variety of specific immigration topics. Noteworthy titles include: Removal Defense, A Guide for Immigration Advocates, Defending Immigrants in the Ninth Circuit, Essentials of Asylum Law, Inadmissibility & Deportability, FOIA Requests and Other Background Checks, LGBTQ Immigration,, and The U Visa. For the most current guidance, visit the ILRC's website at ilrc.org
Prepared by the Office of Staff Attorneys, the Immigration Outline "synthesizes procedural and substantive principles relating to immigration law in the Ninth Circuit and covers the following topics: jurisdiction, standards of review, relief from removal (e.g. asylum, cancellation of removal, adjustment of status), motions to reopen or reconsider, criminal issues, due process, and attorney fees."
Create an account to request practice advisories, country conditions reports, and expert declarations to assist in representing women, children, LGBT, and other asylum seekers in court. Creating an account also grants access to the Expert Witness Search.