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Representing Asylum Seekers in Detention: Overview of Asylum Law and Representing Clients in ICE Custody
Representing Asylum Seekers in Detention: Overview of Asylum Law and Representing Clients in ICE Custody
WhenTuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, 12 – 4:30 p.m.
Description

Please join Legal Pathways and the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project for this information session and CLE.

Schedule:

12:00 - 1:15:  Immigration Law 101 (no CLE credit)
1:15-1:30:  Break
1:30-3:00:  Overview of Asylum Law (CLE credit pending)
3:00 - 3:15:  Break
3:15 - 4:30:  Representing Clients in ICE Custody: Best Practices and Q&A (CLE credits pending)

FREE for UWT students

Please register here.

For questions regarding this event, please contact Bill Schwarz at (206) 957-8658 or bill@nwirp.org. Advance registration for CLE is strongly encouraged.
Jessie Rehms:
Jessie is a Staff Attorney at the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) in Tacoma, Washington where she primarily represents individuals detained at the Northwest Detention Center. She provides removal defense for recent arrivals seeking asylum and non-citizens eligible for certain types of statutory relief. Jessie is a graduate of the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law and is bilingual in English and Spanish. 

Bill Schwarz:
Bill is the Pro Bono Coordinator for the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) in Tacoma, Washington. He provides mentorship and training to assist volunteer attorneys in representing individuals detained at the Northwest Detention Center. In addition, as a DOJ accredited representative, he represents clients in removal defense matters including asylum, cancellation of removal and other forms of statutory relief. Bill speaks both English and Spanish.

Campus locationUW Tacoma William W. Philip Hall (WPH)
Campus roomWPH -- 101A
Event typesConferences, Information Sessions, Lectures/Seminars, Special Events, Workshops
Event sponsorsLegal Pathways and Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
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Printed: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 10:09 PM PST