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This program offers 4.0 New York State Social Work CE credits for Licensed Master Social Workers (LMSWs) and Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSWs). Please email a request to PLICredits@pli.edu if you would like Social Work CE for this program.
Why You Should Attend
Attorneys and other advocates who represent children in immigration matters will learn about recent developments in law and policy with regard to important protections available to immigrant children, including Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) and asylum. Experienced faculty will examine problem-solving strategies for addressing common issues that arise in children’s cases.
What You Will Learn
- Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS): handling special issues and problem-solving
- Asylum: focusing on essential elements for building a successful asylum case on behalf of a child
- Ethics: representing children in immigration matters and focusing on the frequent ethical issues that can arise
Who Should Attend
This program will offer more advanced strategies for anyone currently representing immigrant children, as well as a foundation for those newer to the practice area.
Interested in learning more? Click here to hear real-world stories from program faculty and tips for representing unaccompanied minors in immigration proceedings on this episode of PLI’s podcast, Pursuing Justice: The Pro Bono Files.