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The Advocates for Human Rights 2013 Asylum Conference

Friday November 08
2013

  • By: The Advocates for Human Rights
  • Time: 8:15 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Time Zone: Central Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    University of Minnesota Law School
    229 19th Ave. S
    Mondale Hall
    Minneapolis, MN
  • Source: Immigration Advocates Network > IAN Nonprofit Resource Center

National and local experts will provide in-depth, comprehensive training for new volunteer attorneys and seasoned practitioners. Highlights include:

  • Representative from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • Interactive panel and mock hearing session with Immigration Judge Susan E. Castro and representatives from the Department of Homeland Security
  • Networking opportunities with volunteer attorneys from around the region

Registration:
The conference fee is $100, lunch and reception included. Register at http://www.theadvocatesforhumanrights.org/asylumconference_reg.html. Students interested in attending, contact Robert Painter at 612-746-4665 or rpainter@advrights.org.

  • CLE Credit Comments: 5 CLE applied for, including 1 Bias and 1 Ethics credit
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James Mason is an associate attorney in Dorsey & Whitney LLP's Minneapolis office. He volunteers with Volunteer Lawyers Network (VLN) in its criminal expungement workshop. At the workshops, volunteer attorneys like James help people complete the lengthy and detailed court pleadings required for expungement using the HotDocs assembly tool hosted on ProJusticeMN.org. READ MORE

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