CLE | Providing Legal Representation to Asylum Seekers, Part One

WHEN: Friday, May 3, 2019 | TIME: 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. | LOCATION: George H. Lowe Center for Justice, 221 S. Warren Street, Syracuse, NY 13202 | MCLE: 2.0 | COST: $40 Member, $60 Non-Member, $20 Paralegal, FREE to Lifetime/Agency/Student.. Under NYS rules this CLE has been APPROVED for both Newly Admitted and Experienced Attorneys. A copy of the OCBA Tuition Waiver may be reviewed here.

Brush up on the nuts and bolts of Asylum and Immigration Law so you can help your clients who  wish to legally enter into and live within the United States. This CLE provides a comprehensive overview of Asylum Law and the requisite procedures you’ll need to know.

Topics covered include:

  • Refugees v. Asylees
  • Affirmative v. Defensive
  • Legal Elements of Asylum
  • Bars and One-Year Deadline
  • Withholding & CAT
  • Preparing and Filing an Asylum Application

The afternoon session of this seminar is offered via video conference and application for New York accreditation of this course or program is currently pending.

Click HERE for information on Part Two of this daylong CLE.

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