Immigration: Practical Tips for Legal & Social Service Providers

This free, full-day program is jointly sponsored by the Federal Defenders for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts, the Alabama Civil Justice Foundation, Alabama Appleseed, and ACLU of Alabama, and offers 6 hours of CLE credit. CEU credit for social workers is being sought.

Oct. 16, 2017: Birmingham Bar Association
2021 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, Alabama

Oct. 17, 2017: Middle District of Alabama Federal Defenders
817 S Court St, Montgomery, Alabama

Oct. 18, 2017: Multi-Purpose Room
205 Government Plaza, Mobile, Alabama

Topics will include the intersection of immigration and criminal defense law, country conditions, a primer on special visas, and in-depth discussion of the challenges facing immigrants and those working with them here in Alabama. Civil lawyers including LSA employees and volunteer lawyer program associates, members of the criminal defense bar, social workers, and advocates will all benefit from this free event.

Featured speakers include:
Nicole Ramos, Project Director, Border Rights Project, Al Otro Lado, San Ysidro, CA
Erika Pinheiro, Director of Policy & Technology, Al Otro Lado, San Ysidro, CA
Josh Medina, Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellow, University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, AL

Registration will begin at 8:30 in each location, and the program will run from 9:00 AM-4 PM, with box lunch provided for $10.00.

RSVP Required: leah.nelson@alabamaappleseed.org