Webinar: The Law of Asylum
October 14, 2009
The Law of Asylum
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time;
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time
Cost: $25 nonmembers; free for CLINIC affiliates and subscribers
This webinar will give an overview of the law of asylum and the process of applying before the Asylum Office and the Immigration Court. The elements of the refugee definition, the enumerated grounds, and the nexus requirement will be described. The definition of persecution and the effect of past persecution will de discussed, as will the effect of internal relocation. Changing case law on social group will be reviewed. Trainers are CLINIC Attorneys Jennie Guilfoyle and Peggy Gleason.
Nonmembers, register here. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
CLINIC affiliate member agencies paying annual membership dues and subscribers paying annual subscription fees should log into CLINIC’s Members Only page for information about complementary registration.
The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) is authorized by the State Bar of California to provide minimum continuing legal education (MCLE) trainings. Attendees are eligible to claim 1.5 hours of MCLE credits. A certificate of attendance with the stated MCLE credit hours is provided after the conclusion (within 24-48 hours) of the webinar for applicants to use to apply for these credits. If you reside outside California, please check with your state bar to determine whether this training qualifies for MCLE credit. Certificates go to only those who have registered for the webinar, thus it is important for individuals to register separately.