Asylum clients are like no other clients in the legal system. An asylum client’s experiences and trauma span the globe and involve some of the worst human rights violations of our time. Successfully communicating their story poses unique and fascinating challenges for advocates. From filing the application to preparing for an immigration interview, an asylum applicant faces an intensive and daunting immigration process that many worthy applicants cannot navigate.
Asylum Step By Step is a four-part series designed to provide volunteer attorneys with skills and techniques necessary to successfully represent asylum seekers, to help avoid common pitfalls, and to give advocates an opportunity to learn from experienced attorneys.
This session focuses on utilizing documentary evidence and supplemental affidavits from witnesses or service providers to strengthen parts of your client’s narrative and bolster your client’s legal argument.
Corroborating the Story
Asylum Step by Step Training Series
Thursday, November 20, 2014
The Advocates for Human Rights' Office
330 2nd Avenue South #800
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The Advocates for Human Rights
One CLE Credit
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