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Overview of Asylum and Related Forms of Relief (ONA Sponsored!)

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Overview of Asylum and Related Forms of Relief 

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

1:00pm - 5:00pm

New York City + Webinar


This training will cover grounds for claiming asylum and related relief. It will include discussion of persecution and well-founded fear of persecution, developments in the particular social group analysis, bars to asylum, and evidentiary issues. The session will address expedited removal and credible fear interviews. Withholding of removal and protection under the Convention Against Torture will also be covered. The training will provide practical tips on putting together an asylum application and representing an asylum seeker before USCIS and the immigration court. New trends in the processing of asylum applications will be discussed.


The training will be conducted by Lauris Wren, Associate Clinical Professor and Attorney-In-Charge of the Political Asylum Clinic at Hofstra Law School.


CLE Credit:  4 credits in professional practice.  This course provides transitional credit for newly admitted attorneys and non-transitional credit for experienced attorneys.



Please note that this training is only open to organizations and attorneys based in New York State.


Registration for this training will close at COB on Friday, March 23.


In Person Registration: click HERE


Webinar Registration: click HERE



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