Immigration Proceedings Speaking Engagement | Cohen Forman Barone


We are pleased to announce that on June 14, 2019, Attorney Benjamin L. Simpson participated in a panel to discuss procedures and processes of immigration law. The program is designed to train new attorneys on various aspects of legal practices to help them assist their clients in navigating immigration laws and policies.

"In the present era of fundamental change, upheaval and confusion for non-citizens, it is especially important that we equip new immigration attorneys with the wide array of tools and strategies necessary to take the fight directly to the government." - Attorney Ben Simpson

Information on the Panel

The program, titled “Justice Fellow Track: Procedural Due Process in Immigration Proceedings,” provided valuable information to participants.

Presenters covered the following topics:

  • How to Thoroughly Review a Notice to Appear (NTA)
  • How to Assert Challenges to Sufficiency
  • How to Deliver Proper Service
  • What Remains of Pereira
  • Raising Evidentiary Questions at Pleadings
  • Burdens of Proof

The panel was held at the following location:

Brooklyn Law School

Subotnick Center, 11th Floor

250 Joralemon Street

Brooklyn, NY

The panel presenters included:

  • Rex Chen, Directing Attorney-Immigration, Legal Services of NYC
  • Ben Simpson, Senior Associate, Cohen Forman Barone
  • Alex Holtzmann, Staff Attorney, Safe Passage Project/IJC Justice Fellow (Class of 2016)

About Ben Simpson

Attorney Benjamin L. Simpson is dedicated to helping clients obtain visas, citizenship, and other immigration documents. He works tirelessly to ensure the rights of others are protected and has gotten past clients released from incarceration on bond and has helped prevent deportation. Committed to the practice of immigration law, Ben shares his knowledge by delivering lectures to other attorneys to help them advocate for their clients.

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