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Thursday, May 16 | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Preventing Removal of Survivors All-Day CLE

Preventing Removal of Survivors
Co-sponsored by: Austin Bar Association Immigration & Civil Rights Section, Scott,
Douglass, McConnico, and The University of Texas School of Law

When → Thursday, May 16, 2019 ~ 9:00am – 5:00pm
Where → Scott, Douglass, McConnico, 303 Colorado St, Austin, TX, 78701
Cost → $250 for Legal Worker/Non Profit (includes ASISTA members who are non profits); $350 ASISTA or NIPNLG Member; $500 Private Attorney

CLICK HERE to register.
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Morning Panels

Avoiding Discretionary Denials of Fee Waivers, Inadmissibility Waivers and Adjustment of Status Applications for U and T survivors: (m) Cecelia Friedman Levin, ASISTA Senior Policy Counsel; Natalia Drelichman, Director of Legal Programs, American Gateways; Samantha del Bosque, Senior Staff Attorney, TAHIRIH Justice Center

Selected Issues in VAWA Adjudications including Good Faith Marriage, District Office Problems, Common RFE Problems, & Special Inadmissibility Waivers.: (m) Cecelia Friedman Levin, ASISTA Senior Policy Counsel; Karen Crawford, Law Office of Karen Crawford; Anali Loper, Director of Waco Office, American Gateways

Alternatives for Dealing with the Harmful Policies: AAO Strategies, Congressional and Policy Advocacy, and Federal Litigation: ( m) Cecelia Friedman Levin, ASISTA Senior Policy Counsel; Rena E. Cutlip-Mason, Chief of Programs, TAHIRIH; Gail Pendleton, ASISTA Executive Director

Afternoon Panels

It Takes a Village: Outside the Box Strategies for Stopping Survivor Removal: (m) Gail Pendleton, ASISTA Executive Director; Laurie Cook Heffron PhD LMSW, Assistant Professor, St. Edward’s University; Barbara Hines, University of Texas School of Law; Claudia Muñoz, Immigration Programs Director, Grassroots Leadership

Representing Survivors in Removal: Identifying and Planning for Relief: (m) Laura Flores Bachman, ASISTA Senior Legal Counsel; Amelia Fischer, Fischer & Fischer, Nacogdoches, TX; Nicole True, Nicole True Law Firm, Austin, TX

Procedural Challenges and Opportunities: Sanchez-Sosa , Castro-Tum, and LABR: (m) Laura Flores Bachman, ASISTA Senior Legal Counsel; Amelia Fischer, Fischer & Fischer, Nacogdoches, TX; Denise L. Gilman, Immigration Clinic Director & Clinical Professor, UT School of Law; Gail Pendleton, ASISTA Executive Director

Ask the Experts (Q & A): Get Answers to your Questions on Representing Survivors Facing Removal: (m) Gail Pendleton, ASISTA Executive Director; Rena E. Cutlip-Mason, Chief of Programs, TAHIRIH; Cecelia Friedman Levin, ASISTA Senior Policy Counsel

Prices and Registration
● $250 Legal Worker/Non Profit (includes ASISTA members who are non profits)
● $350 ASISTA or NIPNLG Member
● $500 Private Attorney

6.25 hrs of TX credit will be applied for separately.
For any questions, please contact ahlam@asistahelp.org

Location

Scott Douglass & McConnico
303 Colorado Street, Suite 2400
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Costs

Prices and Registration
● $250 Legal Worker/Non Profit (includes ASISTA members who are non profits)
● $350 ASISTA or NIPNLG Member
● $500 Private Attorney

Credits

6.25 hours partic. CLE

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