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This is the first part of a two-part virtual, pro bono asylum training led by experts from the National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC).
This training provides an overview of Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS). NIJC and CVLS provide guidance for obtaining a predicate order in Illinois state courts.
Experts and pro bono attorneys from the National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) review the state of asylum from three perspectives: at the border, in the law, and in the courts.
This training was created by experts at NIJC and the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services (CVLS) to assist attorneys in preparing predicate orders for SIJS clients.
This training webinar discusses aspects of a new Illinois law extending the age of protection from 18 years old to 21 years old for immigrants eligible for SIJS.
NIJC staff prepares pro bono attorneys to assist immigrants victims of crimes who are eligible to petition for a U Visa.
NIJC's policy experts discuss current U.S. immigration policies that separate and harm families, and how you can help end them.
NIJC discusses the impending end of immigration detention in Illinois and what legal advocates can do to fight for the release of immigrants detained in facilities that will soon close.
As we wind down another calendar year we reflect on the strength, perseverance and heart required in the fight for human rights, especially for immigrants.
Led by NIJC, pro bono attorneys will learn how to prepare an asylum claim and represent an asylum seeker in immigration court or before the asylum office.
Join us for updates on these troubling developments in the U.S. immigration detention system and how you can get involved in ongoing efforts to resist this harmful expansion.
Authors from NIJC's policy team and FWD.us discuss their recently released report, "Pushing Back Protection: How Offshoring and Externalization Imperil the Right to Asylum."
In this panel presentation, experts from NIJC provide highlights on changes in immigration law and policy under the Biden Administration.
During this presentation, policy experts from NIJC talk about the latest state-level laws and efforts to end detention, and give an update on the immigrant detention landscape at the federal level.
NIJC provided best practices for working with asylum seekers and developing supporting evidence in order to prepare strong asylum claims, as well practice pointers for representing LGBT clients.
NIJC attorneys will provide participants with an intensive introduction to asylum law as well as updates and practice considerations when representing LGBTQ asylum seekers.
Join experts from NIJC as they discuss the process unaccompanied children face in the United States.
NIJC preparea pro bono attorneys to represent immigrant survivors of domestic violence and other qualifying crimes who are eligible to petition for a U Visa.
Join NIJC's Julian Lazalde and Jesse Franzblau to hear more about how local communities are working to make local communities and states more welcoming for everyone.
A training for pro bono attorneys on assisting immigrant victims of domestic violence who are eligible to file for a VAWA self-petition.