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Representing Children in Immigration Matters: Effective Advocacy & Ethical Best Practices

Posted in Immigration, Legal Services, PLI, Seminar, Webinar

  Author: Peter Bogdanich is the Immigrant Youth Resources Coordinator, and AmeriCorps VISTA at the Immigration Advocates Network. In November, the Practicing Law Institute (PLI) held an engaging seminar designed for attorneys representing children in immigration proceedings. Over the course of three panel discussions, PLI faculty and guest panelists discussed the unique challenges that they… Continue Reading

Resources for Advocates Working with Immigrant Families

Posted in Announcements, Pro Bono, Resources, Technology

Author: Abigail Krusemark, Immigrant Youth Resources Coordinator (AmeriCorps VISTA) Newly arrived, undocumented Central American children and families face many challenges in the United States: understanding their rights, finding a lawyer, and enrolling children in school, among others. The increase in arrivals has also put pressure on the courts, nonprofit legal and social service providers, and volunteer… Continue Reading