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Asylum 101: An Introduction to Representing Forcibly Displaced Persons

United States


Click here to register. You must be registered to receive the webinar information. A recorded version of this training will be available on a later date. Chapman and Cutler is an accredited CLE provider in Illinois, California, and New York, and is a CLE sponsor in North Carolina.


HIAS is excited to continue our webinar training series for attorneys. These trainings are offered several times a year on a variety of topics related to immigration law. The next training in the series, Asylum 101: An Introduction to Representing Forcibly Displaced Persons, is scheduled for Tuesday, August 18 from 12:30-2:00PM EDT and will be offered free of charge, thanks to the generous sponsorship of Chapman and Cutler LLPWe will provide an overview of the history of asylum; take an in-depth look at the elements of asylum; discuss best practices for pursuing an asylum claim; review recent policy changes that impact the ability of people to seek asylum; and look at alternatives to asylum for forcibly displaced persons in the United States. We will also provide updates on the COVID-19 crisis and the impact it has had on the populations HIAS serves. 

Please stay tuned for information about upcoming legal trainings from HIAS.