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