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Immigration "Know Your Rights" - Training for Volunteer Attorneys

Date: 
09/27/2017
Author: 
PAIR/ Boston Bar Association

A recording of the training can be found on the  Boston Bar Association's website.

Description:

This program will train attorneys interested in doing community outreach to immigrant communities. It will explain what an immigrant’s constitutional rights are when confronted by immigration enforcement and how individuals can prepare now in case they are detained. The session will begin with an overview of the immigration executive orders, an update on DACA, and provide information on resources available to assist immigrants. The speakers will also discuss the history and importance of community “Know Your Rights” (KYR) workshops and the logistics of signing up to present in the community.

Speakers:

Anita Sharma
Political Asylum/Immigration Representation (PAIR) Project

Courtney Snegroff
Political Asylum/Immigration Representation (PAIR) Project


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