Credit: .75 hours

Presentation Date: April 8, 2021


Ruben Loyo, Associate Director, National Immigrant Justice Center’s Detention Project
Chirag G. Badlani, Partner, Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd.



This training will provide an overview of federal habeas corpus practice and procedure for challenging unlawful immigration detention in federal court, with a focus on practice within the Seventh Circuit. The presenters will discuss the relevant legal background and recent legal developments, provide an overview of the nuts-and-bolts of filing a petition, and give other practice pointers.

Please note: this training is intended for attorneys willing to volunteer for a new pro bono program.


If you have any questions about the content of this seminar, you may contact Jessica Engle at

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