Practice Pointer: Refreshing Recollection in Immigration Court Proceedings

Last Updated

March 13, 2020

Being able to successfully refresh a witness’s memory, and preserve the witness’s credibility in the process, is an important immigration court skill. This practice pointer provides information about and tips for refreshing witness recollection in immigration court proceedings. It also includes an appendix with a one-page cheat sheet showing the steps for refreshing recollection. For a related resource, see the Practice Advisory: Rules of Evidence in Immigration Court Proceedings.