Webinar Series: Representing Asylum Seekers

  • Convention Against Torture (CAT)
  • Abused Spouses and Children/VAWA
  • Asylum Procedure
  • LGBT Issues
  • Immigration Court
  • Advocacy

This is the first in a four-part webinar series (10/11, 18, 25, and 11/1).


In this webinar, the presenters will focus on the basics of asylum, discussing concepts such as past persecution and well-founded fear, the five protected grounds and the establishment of a nexus to these grounds, and humanitarian asylum. The trainers will also discuss important recent case law, such as Matter of A-B- and Matter of L-E-A-, and their potential effect on establishing asylum eligibility.



  • Concept of persecution and fear in immigration proceedings
  • Establishing reasonable fear
  • Humanitarian asylum
  • The five protected ground for asylum relief



To register for this event, or for more information on this series, please click here.



IAN Partners

  • pro bono net
  • american immigration lawyers association
  • national immigration law center
  • unidos us
  • immigration legal resource center
  • immigration legal resource center
  • american immigration council
  • american civil liberties union
  • american immigration council
  • national immigration project
  • the advocates for human rights
  • lutheran immigration and refugee service
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