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LGBT Asylum Issues & Practice Tips

Thursday October 31

  • By: IAN, National Immigrant Justice Center, Immigration Equality and The Advocates for Human Rights
  • Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • Location:
    This event takes place online.
    Webinar/Teleseminar, United States
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  • Source: Immigration Advocates Network > IAN Nonprofit Resource Center

This webinar will focus on asylum for lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender clients. It will discuss legal theories and framing the claim; how to interview your client and establish a case based on LGBT status; and, overcoming the one year filing deadline. It will also include a brief discussion of detention. The panelists are Keren Zwick, Managing Attorney, LGBT Immigrant Rights Initiative and Adult Detention Project, National Immigrant Justice Center; Aaron Morris, Senior Staff Attorney, Immigration Equality; and, Dan Smulian, Associate Professor of Clinical Law, Safe Harbor Project, Brooklyn Law School. Emily Good, Staff Attorney at The Advocates for Human Rights will moderate.

The cost is $45.00 per registrant. Register at


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