7/21/21: Litigation Updates

Type: 2021 Webinar Recordings
Price: $100.00


In this webinar, Litigation Updates: Implications for Survivor Representation, presenters will share a discussion about recent litigation developments affecting survivors. ASISTA staff and guest speakers will address cases including ASISTA v. Johnson, No. 3:20-cv-00206-JAM (D. Conn.) (formerly known as ASISTA v. Albence) (regarding unlawfulness of Matthew Albence’s appointment as Acting Director of ICE); Medina-Tovar v. Zuchowski, 982 F.3d 631 (2020) (finding that U derivative spouses need only have a qualifying relationship to the principal at the time of adjudication); and N-N- v. Mayorkas, No. 1:19-cv-05295-EK (E.D.N.Y) (regarding USCIS’s unreasonable delay in adjudicating cases for placement on U visa waitlist). We will also discuss the potential implications of these cases for representing survivors before USCIS and EOIR.


  • Pooja Asnani, Co-Director, Sanctuary for Families' Immigration Intervention Project
  • Richard Caldarone, Litigation Counsel, Tahirih Justice Center
  • Amy Cheung, Senior Legal Counsel, ASISTA
  • Chuck Roth, Director of Appellate Litigation, National Immigrant Justice Center

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