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Representing Asylum-Seekers: Model Hearing Edition

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Families fleeing violence are able to more easily navigate their immigration cases when they are represented by a lawyer. You have the power and can learn the skills to help!

The AM session will cover how to represent children and families applying for asylum while in removal proceedings (including asylum law, special protections for children, filling out the application, and appearing in court).

The PM session will include a presentation from the Court and a series of model hearings with Assistant Chief Immigration Judge Jack Weil.

Topics Covered:

  • Substantive asylum law
  • Matter of AB
  • Matter of LEA
  • Special protections for children
  • Filling out the application for asylum
  • Representing immigrants before the Baltimore Immigration Court

 

Co-sponsors: Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland and the American Immigration Lawyers Association DC Chapter, Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant and Multicultural Affairs (MIMA), Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Washington, Catholic Charities of Baltimore, Kids in Need of Defense, Open Society Institute, and Tahirih Justice Center

To register and see the full list of speakers and co-sponsors making the training possible, visit: www.probonomd.org/asylum

Location
 
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
500 W Baltimore St
Baltimore, MD 21201 US
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When
Mar 8, 2019
8:30 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Location
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
500 W Baltimore St
Baltimore, MD 21201 US
Format
In-Person

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Representing Asylum-Seekers: Model Hearing Edition