Inland Empire Free Mcle Training: Litigating Asylum and Other Fear-of-return Cases in Immigration Court

  • 9:15 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Pacific Time (US & Canada)
  • By: The Center for Gender & Refugee Studies
  • United Domestic Workers Office 1445 Spruce St, Suite A
Topics:
  • Convention Against Torture (CAT)
  • Political asylum

The Center for Gender & Refugee Studies – California (CGRS-California) and the Inland Coalition for Immigrant Justice (IC4IJ) are pleased to provide a free one-day MLCE training on Litigating Asylum and Other Fear-of-Return Cases in Immigration Court for legal representatives in the Inland Empire. 

During this in-person training, participants will learn effective trial strategies for litigating defensive claims involving asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture in the United States. The training will begin with the substantive law in fear-of-return cases. An overview of the fundamental practical skills for working with asylum seekers, including eliminating bias, interviewing skills, and writing a compelling declaration will be discussed. A mock trial will be a component of the training. Legal representatives new to representing clients in defensive asylum proceedings as well as seasoned advocates seeking further skills’ development are welcome to attend.

 

Topics: 

  • Learn effective trial strategies for litigating defensive claims involving asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture
  • Discussion of fundamental practical skills for working with asylum seekers, including eliminating bias, interviewing skills, and writing a compelling declaration
  • Mock trial
  • Develop skills of representing clients in defensive asylum proceedings

Registration: 

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  • CLE Credit Comments: 6 MCLE Credits Total: 5 General MCLE; 1 Elimination of Bias MCLE