NIPNLG Practice Advisories address select substantive and procedural immigration law issues faced by attorneys, legal representatives and noncitizens.
They are based on legal research and may contain potential arguments and opinions of the author. Practice advisories are intended to alert readers of legal developments, assist with developing strategies and/or aid decision making. They are not meant to replace independent legal advice provided by an attorney familiar with a client’s case.
Advocating for Immigrant Survivors of Medical Abuse at the Irwin County Detention Center — Immigrants held at Irwin County Detention Center (“ICDC”) have faced extraordinary medical abuse during their time in detention. This practice advisory is intended to assist individuals seeking damages, stays of deportation, and long-term immigration relief based on medical abuse suffered at ICDC. (May 5, 2021)
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Practice Advisory for Defenders: Attorney General Holder Issues Order that Should Give Defense Lawyers Better Ability to Limit the Immigration Consequences of Guilty Pleas to Certain Charges (April 29, 2015) [PDF]