Immigration Practice & Policy for Survivors:
What’s New & What’s Next
Wed, June 8 – Thur, June 9, 2022: 12-5:30 pm est
Description: This conference will cover advanced and emerging issues related to noncitizen survivors. We will hear from USCIS representatives on best practices and emerging issues regarding USCIS policies. We will also address ethical concerns in survivor-based cases, the intersection between racial justice and survivor representation, and recent developments in survivor-based remedies.
Speakers include ASISTA’s national experts, representatives from USCIS, ICE, and other national and local experts. This course will be taught at an advanced level and is intended for those who already have experience working on survivor-based cases.
Session Information: (All sessions are 1.5 hrs with a 30 minute break in between sessions, for a total of 9 hours).
Day 1: Wednesday, June 8th (12:00 – 5:30pm EDT)
Session 1: What’s New, What’s Next, & the Implications for Immigrant Survivors.
Session 2: Let’s Stay Ethical: Common Issues in Survivor-Focused Immigration Practice
Session 3: USCIS Panel: Updates in USCIS Policy and Practice: A conversation with the USCIS Office of Policy & Strategy and the Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman. This session will not be recorded.
Day 2: Thursday, June 9th (12:00 – 5:30 pm EDT)
Session 4: ICE Panel: Updates in ICE Policy and Practice.This session will not be recorded.
Session 5: Trauma-Informed Communication Strategies for Racial Justice
Session 6: Case Rounds: What Would ASISTA Do?
Prices for training (6 x 1.5 hr. sessions)
CLE: 9 hours Texas MCLE credit (which includes ethics credits) will be applied for this conference. Certificates of attendance will be available for those attending the conference.