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How to Successfully Represent an Asylum Seeker: Pro Bono Attorney Training

236 Kane Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
United States


A volunteer application is required of all training participants. Please fill out HIAS’ online pro bono attorney application or for further information, contact

Join HIAS to learn how to apply your legal skills to protect a vulnerable asylum seeker seeking protection in our community.

Experienced legal advocates will present on the fundamentals of asylum law and how to effectively prepare an asylum application, legal argument, declaration and supporting evidence.

This training is generously hosted by Kane Street Synagogue, a participating congregation in HIAS’ Welcome Campaign. Kane Street Synagogue is an egalitarian, Conservative community in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn that is dedicated to Chesed U'Mishpat, acts of loving kindness and the pursuit of justice.