Immigration Program Management

This content rich, two-day training is focused on strategic program management and capacity development topics

This four-week course covers the basic components of effective immigration legal services program management. Throughout the course, participants will learn best practices in staffing, case management, and financial management, as well as strategies to acquire the necessary space, equipment and tools needed for an efficiently-operating program. Information on Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) Recognition and Accreditation will also be included.

What do I do when the only BIA representative on staff decides to leave our program without anyone else authorized to practice and continue representing the existing caseload? What’s involved in hiring our nonprofit’s first attorney on staff? What needs to be done if the new Program Director doesn’t know immigration law? What can be done proactively or reactively if we lose our one big grant?

This two-day training provides a complete overview of how to start and sustain a nonprofit immigration legal services program. Attendees will receive a copy of CLINIC’s highly regarded Managing an Immigration Program: Steps for Creating & Increasing Legal Capacity manual and over 150 power point slides reflecting important lessons from the manual.

This two-day training provides a complete overview of how to start and sustain a nonprofit immigration legal services program. Attendees will receive updates on the status of Administrative Relief as well as information about how to prepare to serve potentially eligible clients in addition to those seeking other immigration legal services.

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