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Representing Children In Immigration Matters 2019: Effective Advocacy and Best Practices (Webcast)

  • Immigration

The Practising Law Institute is offering a webcast of a live presentation from New York entitled Representing Children In Immigration Matters 2019: Effective Advocacy and Best Practices on September 18, 2019 from 1:30 PM-5:15 PM Eastern.

Full scholarships and discounts to attend PLI programs are widely available to attorneys working in nonprofit/legal services organizations; pro bono attorneys; government attorneys; judges and judicial law clerks; law professors and law students; senior attorneys (age 65 and over); law librarians and paralegals who work for nonprofit/legal services organizations; unemployed attorneys; and others with financial hardships.

All eligible attendees are urged to complete and submit a PLI Scholarship Application.

Cost: $129.00 per person

Why Should You Attend

Attorneys and other advocates who represent children in immigration matters will learn about recent developments in law and policy with regard to important protections available to immigrant children, including Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) and asylum. Experienced faculty will examine problem-solving strategies for addressing common issues that arise in children's cases.

What You Will Learn
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS): problem-solving and special issues
  • Elements for building a successful asylum case on behalf of a child
  • Navigating removal proceedings while relief is pending
Who Should Attend

This program will offer more advanced strategies for anyone currently representing immigrant children, as well as provide a foundation for those newer to the practice area.

  • CLE Credit Comments:

    Approved for Three (3) Substantive PA CLE Credits.

    Attendance at this event is categorized as "distance learning" by the PA CLE Board. Under current rules, lawyers have the option of completing six (6) hours per compliance year of distance learning by participating in pre-approved, interactive, Internet or computer based CLE programs. More information on distance learning CLE credit.

  • Contact:
    Practsising Law Institute