Monday, May 26, 2014

MENTAL COMPETENCY ISSUES IN IMMIGRATION PRACTICE

Cyrus Mehta blogs about the challenges facing an immigration attorney representing a client with mental health issues.  "It is  is already hard enough for an immigration lawyer to represent a foreign national client in an immigration proceeding, given the language and other cultural barriers, along with the fact that immigration law can be extremely complex and unforgiving. On top of this, an immigration lawyer who represents a foreign national client with mental competency issues faces even greater challenges, including ethical conundrums."  Click the link above for analysis of the issues.

KJ

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/2014/05/mental-competency-issues-in-immigration-practice.html

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