Join the Immigration Section for an exciting program that will look at the options in helping our Afghan clients, as well as future refugees. This presentation is not just for attorneys, and other professionals are welcome to sign up. As a public service, the MSBA Immigration Section will present experts who cover the gamut on how to address these timely needs.
The skills that will be taught will be transferable for the expected Ukrainian arrivals as well.
Panel One: 10 AM – 10:45am
Intro- Helping the stranger
Hear from a recent arrival – Arzu Esmati and Sayed Hashemi
HIAS – Amy Doring,
Lutheran Social Services – Sarah Cady
Panel Two: 11:00 am-11:45pm
Legislation and Government Responses – What is New?
Expert Speaker/Afghanistan Country Condition Expert TBA
Speakers on Legislative Updates – Sharifa Abassi, Margaret Stock
11:45-12:30 Lunch Break
Panel Three: 12:30pm – 1:15 pm
Is Humanitarian Parole still an option?
Speakers: Sharifa Abassi, Spojmie Nasari, Mariam Masumi
Panel Four: 1:15 pm – 2:00 pm
SIV Visa – Special Immigrant Visas – Are they happening?
Speakers: Spojmie Nasari, Margaret Stock
Panel Five: 2:15-3:00pm
Speakers: Mahsa Khanbabi, Margaret Stock
Panel Six: 3:15pm – 4:30pm
Thinking outside of the box – Creative Help
Speakers: Mariam Masumi, Mahsa Khanbabi, Sharifa Abassi
$0 Immigration Section Members (price will be reflected in your cart)
$5 Non-Section MSBA Members
$10 Non-MSBA Members
*This is informational only and no CLE credit will be offered for the surrounding MCLE states.