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Representing Children in Immigration Matters 2021: Effective Advocacy and Best Practices (Webcast)

  • Immigration

The Practising Law Institute (PLI) is hosting a live webcast entilted Representing Children in Immigration Matters 2021: Effective Advocacy and Best Practices on September 23, 2021 from 1:00 PM-5:15 PM Eastern.

Registration: $129

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 at:

Why You Should 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
  • Ethics for practitioners representing children
Who Should Attend

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

  • CLE Credit Comments:

    Pennsylvania CLE Credit - Total 3.5 Credits
    -1.0 Ethics
    -2.5 Substantive

    Attendance at this event is categorized as "distance learning" by the PA CLE Board. Effective January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021 the CLE Board has adopted a temporary policy to recognize live online programming by accredited distance learning providers as live (non-capped) credit towards lawyers' CLE requirement.

    More information on distance learning CLE credit.
  • Contact:
    Practising Law Institute
    800.260.4PLI (4754)