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Mark R. von Sternberg

Catholic Charities Community Services/Archdiocese of New York
Senior Attorney, Immigrant & Refugee Services
New York, NY, USA


Mark R. von Sternberg is a Senior Attorney with Catholic Charities Community Services/Archdiocese of New York where he concentrates on litigation before the Executive Office for Immigration Review. Mr. von Sternberg serves as an adjunct faculty member at Pace University School of Law where he teaches general immigration and comparative refugee law; he is also an adjunct faculty member at St. John’s University School of Law where he teaches an immigrant and refugee rights clinic. Mr. von Sternberg received a J.D. degree from Vanderbilt University School of Law in 1973 and an LL.M. degree (in International Legal Studies) from New York University School of Law in 1984. He has lectured at law schools and at professional associations regarding immigration matters and has written extensively, particularly in the areas of refugee law, international humanitarian law, and human rights. Mr. von Sternberg is the author of an internationally recognized treatise regarding the refugee definition as applied in the United States and Canada. In 2002, he received the American Immigration Lawyers Association Pro Bono Award. Mr. von Sternberg is a former chair of the American Bar Association’s Immigration and Naturalization Committee and of the New York City Bar Association’s Immigration and Nationality Law Committee. Mr. von Sternberg has served as an active participant in significant international conferences regarding asylum such as the Refugee Rights and Realities Conference in Nottingham, England and, more recently (September 2012), the UNHCR's Expert Roundtable on "International Protection for Persons Fleeing Armed Conflict and Other Situations of Violence" in Cape Town, South Africa.
Mark R. von Sternberg is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Outline of United States Asylum Law: Substantive Criteria and Procedural Concerns (September 15, 2017) - Immigration and Naturalization Institute (50th Annual), Friday, December 08, 2017
Outline of United States Asylum Law: Substantive Criteria and Procedural Concerns (July 27, 2018) - 51st Annual Immigration and Naturalization Institute, Wednesday, December 05, 2018
Outline of United States Asylum Law: Substantive Criteria and Procedural Concerns (July 27, 2018) - Asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Crime Victim, and Other Immigration Relief 2019, Friday, February 08, 2019
Web Segment  Web Segment Vulnerable Populations and Relief Under the Current Administration - 51st Annual Immigration and Naturalization Institute, Monday, December 10, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Vulnerable Populations and Relief Under the Current Administration - Vulnerable Populations and Relief Under the Current Administration, Monday, December 10, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Vulnerable Populations and Relief Under the Current Administration - Vulnerable Populations and Relief Under the Current Administration, Monday, December 10, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Vulnerable Populations and Relief Under the Current Administration - Vulnerable Populations and Relief Under the Current Administration, Monday, December 10, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs 51st Annual Immigration and Naturalization Institute, Thursday, December 13, 2018, New York, NY
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