For Legal Service Providers working with children and families in immigration cases, this webinar provides an overview of the key forms of legal relief when working with children and families in immigration cases such as asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Temporary Protected Status, and other humanitarian forms of relief.
ILSAA curates and creates informational materials, videos, and webinars to support both Eligible Afghan Arrivals (EAAs) and Legal Service Providers (LSPs) in navigating the U.S. immigration process. Resources include offerings from ILSAA and other federal and non-federal organizations, including Office of Refugee Resettlement, Switchboard, USAHello, VECINA, and Welcome Legal Alliance. In addition to regularly expanding our resource library, ILSAA continues to help provide legal services to EAAs.
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Watch this webinar for a broad overview of asylum. It serves as a roadmap for subsequent trainings that delve more deeply into aspects and elements of applying for asylum for Afghan asylum-seekers.
This webinar addresses common issues that arise when asylum cases are filed by Afghans, including bars to asylum that may be relevant for Afghans who lived under Taliban rule.
This course, free for ABA members, explains the Model Rules of Professional Conduct at issue when handling an immigration case. You can avoid a disciplinary complaint and a client protection claim by watching this course, and better understand the complexity and nature of the matter.
An overview of the process for children who cross the border on their own, without a parent or legal guardian, and are designated unaccompanied. Learn more about Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), granted to children who have been abused, abandoned, or neglected by at least one parent.
View the webinar for an introduction to asylum law from the Children’s Immigration Law Academy (CILA), a legal resource center.
Examine this advisory for a discussion and clarification of ethics issues that may arise during representation of families on the Dedicated Docket. Discover more information on determining whether the family unit can be represented by a single lawyer, legal services agreement, special issues when representing spouses, representing children, and more.
The ABA’s Commission on Immigration developed this Practice Guide for drafting and editing Statements of Evidence, including declarations, affidavits, and letters. These written statements have the potential to be the most informative and critical pieces of evidence in establishing a prima facie case (case at first sight) in immigration court and before USCIS.
Consult this quick guide as an overview of some of the most common questions new-to-immigration attorneys may have on engaging country conditions experts. Learn how engaging a country conditions expert helps an asylum case.
An ABA panel discussion that builds upon a study to facilitate a shift away from old mental health patterns to a culture of openly discussing burnout and secondary trauma within law school settings, nonprofits, government agencies, and law firms.