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Representing Children in Immigration Matters 2020: Effective Advocacy and Best Practices (Webcast)

  • Continuing Legal Education Program (CLE)
  • Immigration

The Practising Law Institute is offering a live webcast entitled Representing Children in Immigration Matters 2020: Effective Advocacy and Best Practices on October 1, 2020 from 1:00 PM-5:00 PM.

Registration Fee: $129 

Complimentary Access to PLI Programs

PLI provides complimentary access to legal professionals and organizations working in the public interest or pro bono, assisting those who need representation and assistance the most.  PLI is committed to developing timely and relevant programs to help attorneys bridge the justice gap, and is proud to partner with the pro bono community to work towards the goal of equal justice for all.

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Why You Should Attend

Attorneys and other advocates who represent children in immigration matters will learn about recent developments in law and policy with regard to important protections available to immigrant children, including Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) and asylum. Experienced faculty will examine problem-solving strategies for addressing common issues that arise in children’s cases.

What You Will Learn
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS): problem-solving and special issues
  • Elements for building a successful asylum case on behalf of a child
  • Navigating removal proceedings while relief is pending
Who Should Attend

This program will offer more advanced strategies for anyone currently representing immigrant children, as well as a foundation for those newer to the practice area.

  • CLE Credit Comments:

    PA CLE Credits: 3.6 Substantive Credits

    Attendance at this event is categorized as "distance learning" by the PA CLE Board. On April 15, 2020, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania issued a Court Order temporarily waiving the six (6) hour limitation on distance learning credits for 2020 compliance deadlines. Attorneys in Pennsylvania may now complete all 12 hours of their 2020 CLE requirements though approved distance learning activities. More information on distance learning CLE credit.

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    Practising Law Institute