Legal Remedies Under the Violence Against Women Act and U and T Visas for Victims of Crimes and Trafficking
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.
September 2-3, 2009
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Diocesan Pastoral Center
27 C Street (basement)
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Phone at site: (801) 328-8641
About the training:
This two-day immigration law training course will be presented by Attorneys Julia Alanen and Peggy Gleason. Local experts will also participate. Julia Alanen is the national VAWA project attorney for CLINIC. She conducts trainings across the U.S. on the subject of immigration law for victims of domestic violence. She also published and trained attorneys in this area while employed with the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Peggy Gleason is an attorney with CLINIC and Catholic Charities in Washington, D.C. who also practices in the area of immigration law for victims of domestic violence and crimes. She is a frequent trainer on immigration law for CLINIC and AILA. The course will cover the law and practice pointers for representing immigrants who are victims of domestic violence, crimes or trafficking. Trainers will describe self petition requirements under VAWA, processing with CIS, adjustment and waivers for VAWA, and VAWA cancellation. Trainers will also cover U and T nonimmigrant visa and adjustment requirements. Training methods are a mix of lecture and frequent interactive exercises, with use of case files to demonstrate application of the law.
The training is for the staff of community-based organizations with IRS 501(c) (3) status, and attorneys and legal worker staff of private law offices. CLE applied for.
Space is limited. Register by August 24. For more information, call Chris Ozaki at (415) 394-9371.
- $220 per person from CLINIC Affiliates; $660 cap ($50 materials fee per person for more than 3);
- $245 per person from other nonprofit programs; $735 cap ($50 materials fee per person for more than 3);
- $375 per person for private attorneys and their staff.
The fee includes the training manual
As a requirement of registration, if you are registering as staff of a community-based organization, fax a copy of your IRS 501(3) letter designating your agency as a nonprofit entity to CLINIC at 415-394-8696 to the attention of Chris Ozaki. If you are registering as staff of a public agency or school, fax a letter on letterhead to verify. Your registration will be confirmed upon receipt of this letter. Payment is by credit card only and registration must be done online.
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