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ADELANTE: Meeting the Social and Legal Services Needs of Central American Refugees in New York0

  • 16 Dec 2016
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Fordham Law School 150 West 62nd Street, Costantino Room

ADELANTE: Meeting the Social and Legal Services Needs of Central American Refugees in New York


Meeting the Social and Legal Services Needs of Central American Refugees in New York


Friday, December 16, 2016


9 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Fordham Law School


150 West 62nd Street, Costantino Room


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Remarks


Chief Judge Robert A. Katzmann


United States Court of Appeals For the Second Circuit


 


Topics Will Include


The Dire “Justice” Gap – The Post-Release Legal Services Needs


Family Detention, the Adults with Children (AWC) Docket, and Issues Related to Release


Country Conditions and “Push” Factors


Asylum 101 – Representing Central American Refugees


Mental Health and Other Service Needs of AWC Clients


Ethical Issues in Representing Asylum-Seeking Parents and their Children


 


Conference Organizers and Co-Sponsors:


American Psychological Association, Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project at the Urban Justice Center, Fordham Law School Feerick Center for Social Justice, Human Rights First, and Immigrant Justice Corps. 


Additional Co-Sponsors:


Fordham Law School Immigration Advocacy Project, Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service


8 CLE Credits


This conference is appropriate for newly admitted and experienced attorneys and is approved for a maximum of 8 transitional and non-transitional credit hours:  6 Professional Practice and 2 Ethics.  Fordham Law School’s financial aid policy for accredited CLE programs is applicable to this conference.


Space is limited. Please feel free to forward.


law.fordham.edu/AWCConference2016


For more information, please contact Dora Galacatos at Galacatos@fordham.edu.


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