The crossover between immigration and criminal law is one of the most complex and technical areas of law. The Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) is recognized as a national leader in criminal immigration law and immigration consequences of crimes. We provide critical support to immigration attorneys and criminal defenders through analysis, policy work, trainings, technical assistance, and developing and disseminating best practices.
California Quick Reference Chart
Go here for short articles (“Notes”) on several crim/imm topics, as well as the public-facing California Chart.
Immigration advocates and criminal defenders can access additional materials, including the full California Quick Reference Chart, educational videos, articles, and a blog, by filling out this form.
A Guide for Immigration Advocates
A Guide for Immigration Advocates is a practical and essential tool for beginning immigration attorneys, immigration law firms employing paralegals, DOJ accredited representatives, and nonprofit community-based organizations. The Guide is unique...
SIJS-based Adjustment of Status with Delinquency or Crimes
Drugs and Naturalization
California Pardons and Post-Conviction Relief
Criminal Sentences and Immigration
Level: Intermediate / Advanced
DACA and Criminal Bars Issues
Level: Intermediate / AdvancedJoin us for a review of the criminal grounds that serve as bars to DACA, including how the agency has handled discretionary decisions involving criminal records and allegations. We will also discuss the proposed DACA...
Level: IntermediateThis webinar will discuss FOIA requests in immigration cases and provide tips for filing FOIA requests with DHS, including USCIS, OBIM, ICE and CBP. Researching clients’ case histories may become particularly important if any of...