Upcoming Immigration Law Training at Catholic Charities

Crossposting from the OWLS listserve:

Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services will be training attorneys on U Nonimmigrant Status for Immigrant Victims of Serious Crimes on Wednesday, February 20. Presenting the training will be several experienced members of the staff of Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services.

Please note that while the morning content is introductory, the afternoon content is intended both for practitioners new to immigration law as well as those looking to sharpen their U visa skill set and will include time for questions/discussion. A tentative agenda is attached.

Practitioners who complete this training are potentially eligible to represent a pre-screened Catholic Charities client and his or her family members pro bono, with technical supervision from Catholic Charities.

We are in the process of applying for 6 CLE credits, including Access to Justice credits.

What: U Nonimmigrant Status for Immigrant Victims of Serious Crimes
Where: 2740 SE Powell Blvd, 4th floor
When: Wednesday, February 20th – 9 am to 4:30 pm (1 pm to 4:30 pm for afternoon session only)
Cost: $40 (full day, includes lunch); $20 (afternoon session only)

PLEASE FORWARD this message to any colleagues that you think may be interested in attending. Please call 503.688.2617 or email egumper@ccoregon.org with any questions or to RSVP.

Two upcoming events in October

Next Thursday, October 11, join a Livestream conversation with the American Immigration Council regarding Children and the Long-Term Effects of Family Separation. Click here for more information and to register.

On Monday, October 29 and Tuesday, October 30 in Portland, join the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) in partnership with Catholic Charities’ Center for Immigration Defense, for a two-day Introduction to Removal Defense course which will include basics of asylum law, withholding, CAT, bond proceedings, removal proceedings and cancellation of removal. CLE credit is being applied for. Click here for more information and to register.

American Constitution Society CLE, August 1: Protecting Immigrant Detainees’ Access to Counsel

An invite was extended by the Oregon Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society to attend the following CLE at Perkins Coie on August 1, 2018, from 4:30 to 6:30.

Please RSVP to Kristina Holm.

ACS Oregon: Protecting Immigrant Detainees’ Access to Counsel: An Update on Innovation Law Lab v. Nielsen

Please join the Oregon Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society for a discussion on the ongoing litigation regarding the right of immigrant detainees being held at the Sheridan Federal Correctional Institution to access legal counsel.

Nadia Dahab, Attorney, Stoll Berne

Ms. Dahab currently serves as counsel for one of the individual detainees as well as the Innovation Law Lab. She will discuss the claims asserted by plaintiffs-petitioners and the temporary restraining order issued by Judge Michael Simon.

The program will be immediately followed by the ACS Oregon Lawyer Chapter’s summer social.