Publications

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    212(h) Waivers: An Emerging Option for LPRs Facing Removal, Maria Baldini-Potermin, Neil Lewis, and Ben Winograd, Immigration Practice Pointers, 2014-15 Ed., © American Immigration Lawyers Association, June 2014.

    Immigration Trial Handbook (7th ed.), Maria Baldini-Potermin, © Thomson West, June 2014.

    Mandatory and Indefinite Detention: Differing Interpretations of Legal Frameworks and Continuing Challenges Around the U.S., Maria Baldini-Potermin, 90 Interpreter Releases 2383 (12/16/2013), © Thomson West.

    “Old” and “New” Criminal Convictions as Aggravated Felonies: Analyzing the Grounds of Deportability and Inadmissibility and Eligibility for Relief for Lawful Permanent Residents, Maria Baldini-Potermin, 90 Interpreter Releases 1823 (9/9/2013), © Thomson West.

    Immigration Trial Handbook (6th ed.), Maria Baldini-Potermin, © Thomson West, June 2013.

    Immigration Law & Crimes, Maria Baldini-Potermin as update editor, © Thomson West, published June 2014, December 2013, June 2013, December 2012, June 2012, December 2011, June 2011, December 2010, June 2010, December 2009.

    Selected Issues for Petitions for Review Before the U.S. Courts of Appeals, Maria Baldini-Potermin, Mark Barr, and Lisa Brodyaga, Immigration Practice Pointers, 2013-14 Ed., © American Immigration Lawyers Association, June 2013.

    Right to Effective Assistance of Counsel and Fundamental Due Process in Removal Proceedings: Why Courts Must Have Jurisdiction to Review Agency Decisions, Maria Baldini-Potermin, 89 Interpreter Releases 2253 (12/20/2012), © Thomson West.

    Charging Decisions and Prosecutorial Discretion in the Criminal Justice and Immigration Systems, Maria Baldini-Potermin, 89 Interpreter Releases 1261 (7/2/2012), © Thomson West.

    Immigration Trial Handbook (5th ed.), Maria Baldini-Potermin, © Thomson West, June 2012.

    Motions to Suppress: An Overview and Practical Tips for Immigration Attorneys, Maria Baldini-Potermin, Julie Ferguson, and Manuel F. Rios, Immigration Practice Pointers, 2012-13 Ed., © American Immigration Lawyers Association, June 2012.

    Lessons from a “Coin Flip”: The U.S. Supreme Court and § 212(c) (Again), Maria Baldini-Potermin, 89 Interpreter Releases 293 (2/6/2012), © Thomson West.

    Making the Case for Mexicans Seeking Relief from Persecution and Torture: Asylum, Withholding of Removal, and Relief under the Convention against Torture, Maria Baldini-Potermin, 11-08 Immigration Briefings 1, August 2011, © Thomson West.

    Immigration Trial Handbook (4th ed.), Maria Baldini-Potermin, © Thomson West, July 2011.

    Selected Sex Offenses: Immigration Consequences and Strategies for Representing Your Client, Maria Baldini-Potermin and Thomas Ragland, Immigration Practice Pointers, 2011-12 Ed., American Immigration Lawyers Association, June 2011.

    Nuances of Unlawful Presence, Maria Baldini-Potermin, Esq. as update author, 2011-12 Navigating the Fundamentals of Immigration Law: Guidance and Tips for Successful Practice, American Immigration Lawyers Association, June 2011.

    Padilla v. Kentucky One Year Later: Courts Split over Interpretation and Application of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Constitutional Holdings, 88 Interpreter Releases 1449 (6/13/2011), © Thomson West.

    A Closer Look: Possible Remedies for Mexicans in Removal Proceedings, Maria Baldini-Potermin, published in 87 Interpreter Releases 2385 (12/20/2010), © Thomson West.

    Defending Non-Citizens in Minnesota Courts, Maria Baldini-Potermin, © Maria Baldini-Potermin, September 2010.

    Immigration Trial Handbook (3rd ed.), Maria Baldini-Potermin, © Thomson West, June 2010.

    Nuances of Unlawful Presence, Maria Baldini-Potermin, Esq. as update author, 2010-11 Navigating the Fundamentals of Immigration Law: Guidance and Tips for Successful Practice, American Immigration Lawyers Association, June 2010.

    Fundamental Fairness Through the Lens of the Supreme Court: From 1996 to Padilla, 87 Interpreter Releases 1013 (5/17/2010), © Thomson West.

    It’s Time to Consider Automatic Stays of Removal: Petitions for Review, Motions to Reopen, BIA Regulations, and the Race to the Courthouse, Maria Baldini-Potermin, Immigration Briefings, January 2010, © Thomson West.

    Mandatory Detention: It’s Time to Return the Authority to Redetermine Custody to the Immigration Court, Maria Baldini-Potermin, published in 86 Interpreter Releases 2909 (12/7/2009), © Thomson West.

    Working Toward a Solution to the Widows and Orphans Penalty Through the Courts, Congress, and Community, Maria Baldini-Potermin, published in 86 Interpreter Releases 2529 (10/12/2009), © Thomson West.

    Supreme Court To Address Immigration Consequences of Criminal Dispositions and Claims of Ineffective Assistance of Counsel in Padilla v. Kentucky, Maria Baldini-Potermin, published in 86 Interpreter Releases 2189 (9/4/2009), © Thomson West.

    Practice Before the Board of Immigration Appeals: Recent Roundtable and Additional Practice Tips, Maria Baldini-Potermin, published in 86 Interpreter Releases 2009 (/810/2009) © Thomson West.

    Defending Non-citizens in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin, Maria Baldini-Potermin, published by National Immigrant Justice Center, June 2009.

    A Closer Look at Motions to Reopen and Rescind In Absentia Orders, Maria Baldini-Potermin, Esq. and John Pratt, Esq., 2009-10 Immigration and Nationality Law Handbook, American Immigration Lawyers Association, June 2009.

    Nuances of Unlawful Presence, Maria Baldini-Potermin, Esq. as update author, 2009-10 Navigating the Fundamentals of Immigration Law: Guidance and Tips for Successful Practice, American Immigration Lawyers Association, June 2009.

    It’s Time to Consider Automatic Stays of Removal: Petitions for Review, Motions to Reopen, BIA Regulations, and the Race to the Courthouse, Maria Baldini-Potermin, published in 86 Interpreter Releases 1477 (5/22/2009) © Thomson West.

    Past Persecution, Mental Illness and Humanitarian Asylum: Creating the Record to Win the Claim, Maria Baldini-Potermin, published in 86 Interpreter Releases 261 (1/26/2009), © Thomson West.

    2008 AILA Fundamentals II CLE Conference Workbook: Moving Beyond the Basics: Intermediate Issues and Skills Training in Business and Removal Practice, Editors: Maria Baldini-Potermin, Sarah Buffett, Carl Falstrom, American Immigration Lawyers Association, December 2008.

    Immigration Trial Handbook (2nd ed.), co-authors Maria Baldini-Potermin and Anna Marie Gallagher, © Thomson West, June 2008.

    Motions to Suppress: Breathing New Life into the Exclusionary Rule in Removal Proceedings, Maria Baldini-Potermin with co-authors Erich Straub and Rex Chen, 2008-09 Immigration and Nationality Law Handbook, American Immigration Lawyers Association, June 2008.

    Nuances of Unlawful Presence, Maria Baldini-Potermin, Esq. as update author, 2008-09 Navigating the Fundamentals of Immigration Law: Guidance and Tips for Successful Practice, American Immigration Lawyers Association, June 2008.

    Nuances of Unlawful Presence, Maria Baldini-Potermin, Esq. as update author, 2007-08 Fundamentals of Immigration Law Handbook, American Immigration Lawyers Association, June 2007.

    Defending Non-citizens: The ABCs that Criminal Defense Attorneys Need to Know About Immigration Law (revised), Maria Baldini-Potermin, Esq., article appearing in Indiana Defender, Indiana Public Defender Council, February 2007.

    Defending Non-citizens: The ABCs that Criminal Defense Attorneys Need to Know About Immigration Law (revised), Maria Baldini-Potermin, Esq., Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions Manual, Indiana Public Defender Council, January 2007.

    Chapter 4: The Meaning of Conviction for Immigration Purposes, Advisements, Pleas and Sentences, Maria Baldini-Potermin, Esq., A Judge’s Guide to Immigration Law in Criminal Proceedings, American Bar Association, July 2004.

    Defending Non-citizens in Illinois Courts, Maria Baldini-Potermin, Esq., Midwest Immigrant &; Human Rights Center, May 2001.

    Defending Non-Citizens in Minnesota Courts: A Practical Guide to Immigration Law and Client Cases, Maria Baldini-Potermin, Esq., Journal of Law & Inequality, August 1999.

    Defending Non-citizens: The ABCs that Criminal Defense Attorneys Need to Know About Immigration Law, Maria Baldini-Potermin, Esq., 1999-00 Immigration and Nationality Law Handbook, Advanced Volume, American Immigration Lawyers Association, June 1999.

    1999 Update. Defending Non-Citizens in Minnesota Courts: A Summary of Provisions of Immigration Law and Client Scenarios, Maria Baldini-Potermin, Esq., June 27, 1999.

    Defending Non-Citizens in Minnesota Courts: A Summary of Provisions of Immigration Law and Client Scenarios, Maria Baldini-Potermin, Esq., February 27, 1998.

    Application for agency recognition for South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Representation Project and representative accreditation reprinted in Board of Immigration Appeals Accreditation and Entering Immigration Appearances: A Checklist Guide to 8 C.F.R. 292, American Bar Association Coordinating Committee on Immigration Law, 1994.

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