Effective Representation of Refugees and Asylees Conference
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Effective Representation of
Refugees and Asylees Conference
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., Church World Service, Creighton University School of Law, Episcopal Migration Ministries, Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, International Rescue Committee, Justice for Our Neighbors, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, USCCB Migration and Refugee Services, World Relief and Catholic Charities of Omaha.
School of Law
2500 California Plaza
(21st St. and Cass Ave.)
Omaha, NE 68178
March 9-10, 2010
March 11, 2010 – Optional Tour of Nebraska Service Center
Conference Cost: $255 for CLINIC affiliates and nonprofit agency staff from sponsoring organizations ( $765 cap with $50 materials fee per
person for more than 3 attendees)
$280 for staff of other nonprofit programs (not associated with
sponsoring organizations) ( $840 cap with $50 materials fee per person
with more than 3 attendees)
$410 for private attorneys and staff
Registration fee includes training materials, continental breakfast and lunch on March 9th and 10th.
This two-day training conference is designed for legal workers and attorneys who work with refugees, asylees and their families on immigration law matters. The conference agenda includes presentations and discussions on current issues affecting refugees and asylees, including adjustment of status, obtaining derivative status for family members and other family reunification issues, security-related and criminal inadmissibility grounds, waivers of inadmissibility, special immigrant status for certain Iraqi and Afghan nationals and other related issues. In addition to presentations by immigration law practitioners, participants will hear from immigration officers working at USCIS headquarters, the Nebraska Service Center and other government speakers. Interested participants will also have the opportunity to tour the Nebraska Service Center and meet with staff on the morning of March 11th.
Please note, you will receive the link to register for the tour of the Nebraska Service Center in the confirmation e-mail for the conference.
This training is for the staff of sponsoring agencies, and other community-based organizations (CBOs) with IRS (501(c) (3)) nonprofit status and private attorneys and staff. The registration deadline is Thursday, February 25, 2010. For more information on registration, contact Chris Ozaki at 415-394-9371.
A block of hotel rooms are reserved at the Embassy Suites at 555 S. 10th Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68102 at a rate of $95.00. For reservations, call 402-346-9000 and request rooms for the “Asylee/Refugee Conference.” To receive the discounted rate, reservations must be made by February 16, 2010.
For a draft agenda, click here.
To register, click here.
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