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The Advocates for Human Rights 2013 Asylum Conference

Friday November 08

  • 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

The conference fee is $100, lunch and reception included. Register at Students interested in attending, contact Robert Painter at 612-746-4665 or

  • CLE Credit Comments: 5 CLE applied for, including 1 Bias and 1 Ethics credit

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Volunteer Profile

Yoana Rodriguez is a lawyer from Guatemala whose main interest lies with human rights, specifically with indigenous communities and women’s rights. Rodriguez volunteers regularly at The Advocates for Human Rights on their National Asylum Help Line, or Linea de Ayuda Nacional de Asilo. LEARN MORE

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