Meeting the Social and Legal Services Needs of Central American Refugees in New York

December 16, 2016 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fordham Law School
150 W 62nd St
New York, NY 10023
Dora Galacatos
Chief Judge Robert A. Katzmann

United States Court of Appeals For the Second Circuit

Melissa Mark-Viverito

New York City Council Speaker

Topics Will Include
The Dire “Justice” Gap – The Post-Release Legal Services Needs
Family Detention, the Adults with Children (AWC) Docket, and Issues Related to Release
Country Conditions and “Push” Factors
Asylum 101 – Representing Central American Refugees
Mental Health and Other Service Needs of AWC Clients
Ethical Issues in Representing Asylum-Seeking Parents and their Children
Conference Organizers and Co-Sponsors:
American Psychological Association, Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project at the Urban Justice Center, Fordham Law School Feerick Center for Social Justice, Human Rights First, and Immigrant Justice Corps  
Additional Co-Sponsors: 
Fordham Law School Immigration Advocacy Project, Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service
8 CLE Credits
This conference is appropriate for newly admitted and experienced attorneys and is approved for a maximum of 8 transitional and non-transitional credit hours:  6 Professional Practice and 2 Ethics.  Fordham Law School’s financial aid policy for accredited CLE programs is applicable to this conference. 
Space is limited. Please feel free to forward. RSVP HERE