Trial Prep in Immigration Court: Direct and Cross Examination


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Trial preparation for immigration court hearings requires extensive planning. The testimonies of your client and witnesses are crucial opportunities to present your client's story to the immigration judge. This podcast is aimed at both new and experienced practitioners. Our speakers will provide tips on preparing your client and witnesses for direct and cross examination, and handling issues that may arise during testimony. Featured Topics o Preparing Your Client and Other Witnesses for Testimony: Finding Your Client's Story, Addressing Weaknesses, Choosing a Theme, and Using Outlines o Direct Examination: Avoiding Leading Questions and Addressing Other Common DHS Objections o Connecting Testimony to Corroborating Evidence and Using Exhibits During Testimony o Cross Examination, Listening, Objections, and Re-Direct Examination o Dealing with Surprises During the Evidentiary Hearing

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