Representing Children in Immigration Matters 2022: Effective Advocacy and Best Practices (Live Webcast)

  • Continuing Legal Education Program (CLE)
  • Immigration

The Practising Law Institute is offering a live webcast of a presentaion from New York, NY entitled Representing Children in Immigration Matters 2022: Effective Advocacy and Best Practices on September 13, 2022 from 1:00 PM-5:00 PM Eastern. 

Registration: $129

Full scholarships and discounts to attend PLI programs are widely available to attorneys working in nonprofit/legal services organizations; pro bono attorneys; government attorneys; judges and judicial law clerks; law professors and law students; senior attorneys (age 65 and over); law librarians and paralegals who work for nonprofit/legal services organizations; unemployed attorneys; and others with financial hardships.

All eligible attendees are urged to complete and submit a PLI Scholarship Application.

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): handling special issues and problem-solving
Asylum: focusing on essential elements for building a successful asylum case on behalf of a child
Ethics: representing children in immigration matters and focusing on the frequent ethical issues that can arise

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.

This program offers New York State Social Work CE credit.

  • CLE Credit Comments:

    Pennsylvania CLE Credits: 3.5 Total
    -- 1.0 Ethics
    -- 2.5 Substantive

    Attendance at this event is categorized as "distance learning" by the PA CLE Board.

    For all compliance periods ending in 2022: At least six credits must be live-online or in-person/classroom. Up to six credits may be completed through pre-recorded online courses. Only credits through live-online and in-person/classroom courses taken during this period may carry forward (up to two compliance periods).

    More information on distance learning CLE credit.
  • Contact:
    Practising Law Institute
    800.260.4PLI (4754)