The James H. Binger Center for New Americans develops resources to support pro bono attorneys and immigration advocates as they navigate the complex layers of immigration law. These materials are developed with the support of community partners and Center staff and students.

General Overview

Immigration Syllabus

Removal Defense and Immigration Court

PDF iconFort Snelling Immigration Building Practice Advisory

PDF iconThe Mellouli Practice Advisory 

PDF iconCriminal Dispositions and Immigration Consequences: Convictions for Immigration Purposes

FileEvolution of Minnesota Controlled Substance Schedules, 1970-2015

FileFederal Controlled Substances, 1970-2015, prepared by Harvard’s Immigration & Refugee Clinical Program

Immigration Bond Training (Event Video)

FileProlonged Detention

PDF iconSample Attorney Declaration

PDF iconImmigration Court Observation Project Report 2019

Federal Court Litigation

PDF iconEighth Circuit Immigration Practice Manual

PDF iconEighth Circuit Immigration Law Outline (Asylum Excerpts)

PDF iconMatter of M-E-V-G- and the BIA’s Confounding Legal Standard for ‘Membership in a Particular Social Group’ (Immigration Briefings, June 2014)

PDF iconGang Member Asylum Cases

PDF iconDomestic Violence Based Asylum Claims

PDF iconAsylum Bars

FileProlonged Detention Habeas Petition

PDF iconSample Proposed Petition & Brief in Support of Supplemental Habeas Petition

Immigration Policy and Advocacy

Sanctuary and the Rights of Immigrants on Campus (Event Video)

Immigration Federalism and “Sanctuary” in Minnesota

The Immigration Hotel

A Quick Look at Immigration Status: The Immigration Hotel (Video)

Immigration Post-Election Q&A: DACA Students, “Sanctuary Campuses,” and Institutional or Community Assistance

Interior Enforcement

Border Security and Enforcement

Visa Issuance/Screening and Refugees

Southeast Asian American Solidarity Toolkit

Contact Information

University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-5000

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