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NYU Immigration

Matthew Ganan & Julia Pilkington




  1. Whether mental illness can be considered when assessing whether a past conviction is for a "particularly serious crime" under 8 U.S.C. § 1231(b)(3)(B)(ii).
  2. Whether a noncitizen applying for withholding of removal must prove that their protected characteristic is "one central reason" for the persecution.


Mariya Waheed & An Le

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Bench memo and Zoom link will be sent out 24 hours before the scheduled practice. 


Date and Time Location Judges
Thu. January 13th
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Zoom CLOSED [no more spots]
Tue. January 18th
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Zoom CLOSED [no more spots]
Wed. January 19th
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Zoom Rizelle Dizon Andy Hudlow Nikayla Johnson Josie Chan Katherine Cox [no more spots]
Thu. January 20th
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Zoom Christin Kim Rana Salem (MIT) Nick Matoian Brianna Callagy Kourosh "KJ" Jafar [no more spots]
Fri. January 21st
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Zoom Josie Chan Kara Flageollet Marc Vasquez [2 more spots]
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Zoom CLOSED [no more spots]
Tue. January 25th
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Zoom Katrina Uyehara Zoe Tatarsky Josie Chan Sarah Case [1 more spot]
Wed. January 26th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM CLOSED Jack Haisman Rizelle Dizon CLOSED [no more spots]
Thu. January 27th
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Line by Line CLOSED [no more spots]
Fri. January 28th
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Zoom Rachel Choi Maddie Thomas Brianna Callagy Gracie Winston Catherine Cawley [no more spots]
Tue. February 1st
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Zoom Madeline Cline Katrina Uyehara [3 more spots]
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Zoom Rizelle Dizon Josie Chan Sarah Case Michael Rhoads Jack Haisman [no more spots]
Wed. February 2nd
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM Zoom Zehra Jafri Jack Haisman Adriana Castro [2 more spots]
Thu. February 3rd
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Zoom Clara Lane Duncan Jue [3 more spots]
Fri. February 4th
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM Zoom Jack Haisman Katie Romero Adriana Josie Chan Julie Burrall [no more spots]
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Zoom Julia Thomas Kelly Perreault Alexander Nicholson Jack Haisman Katrina Uyehara [no more spots]
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Zoom CLOSED [no more spots]
Sat. February 5th
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Zoom Alaura McGuire [4 more spots]
Sun. February 6th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Zoom Julia Thomas Kelly Perreault Christin Kim [2 more spots]
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Zoom Justine Chang Rachel Choi [3 more spots]
Mon. February 7th
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Zoom Caitlyn Barresi (MIT) Margaux Payton (MIT) Sahar Hashemian Julie Burrall Megan Pham [no more spots]
Tue. February 8th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Zoom Katrina Uyehara Julie Burrall [3 more spots]
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Zoom Zoe Tatarsky [4 more spots]
Wed. February 9th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Zoom (SEND OFF) Justine Chang Sara Zeimer Zhi Yang Tan Hilda Kajbaf Maddie Thomas [no more spots]