(French) What Happens When I Go To Immigration Court?
What Happens When I Go To Immigration Court?” is an educational video produced to orient children who are placed in immigration proceedings and must appear in immigration court before the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR). The video uses child-centered techniques to familiarize the child with these administrative legal proceedings. It also helps put the children at ease and begins to foster the trust and openness needed for representing the child during the immigration court proceeding. The video is available in English, Haitian Creole, Chinese, French and Spanish.
For more information, see the “What Happens When I Go To Immigration Court” User Guide. This Users’ Guide is divided into two sections: 1) Developmental Considerations and 2) Strategies for Using the DVD. This manual is for child advocates, attorneys and other professionals who are assisting children through proceedings in front of the immigration court. It will help you develop a comprehensive strategy for representation and inform you of issues to consider when working with children of different age levels and cultural backgrounds. It suggests a variety of techniques that will help put the child at ease and get the maximum benefit and understanding from the video. It recommends methods to cultivate the child’s cooperation and comfort in telling his or her story confidently and candidly.