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Starting an Immigration Legal Services Program

  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • By: New York Immigration Coalition
  • Albany Law School
  • Other Immigration

The demand for immigration legal services in New York State far surpasses the supply. The New York Immigration Coalition is offering a new training geared towards non-profit organizations that are considering starting an immigration legal services program. This training is limited to staff and volunteers with New York State-based nonprofit organizations.


  • Fundamentals of immigration law and the various types of applications and services most needed by low-income immigrant New Yorkers
  • The current climate and considerations in immigration adjudications and enforcement
  • Staffing an immigration legal services program, specifically through DOJ Recognition and Accreditation
  • Setting up an immigration legal services program
  • Ethical considerations for immigration legal service providers


To register for this event, please click here.

  • CLE Credit Comments: CLE Credit: Approximately 3.5 credits in Areas of Professional Practice, 1.5 credits in Law Practice Management, and 1.0 credit in Ethics. This course provides transitional credit for newly admitted attorneys and non-transitional credit for experienced attorneys.
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