Saturday, January 31, 2015

February 6: New Orleans - An Introduction to Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and Asylum

This training will provide hands-on immigration court training to a small group of pro bono practitioners (no more than 25) emphasizing practice and procedure and advocacy skills, in order to improve the quality of the representation before the New Orleans Immigration Court.
This free program, offered in conjunction with the Executive Office for Immigration Review, is an opportunity to be trained in the practice, procedure, and advocacy skills needed to present a case in immigration court. All participants must agree to accept a pro bono case in the coming year.
An Introduction to Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and Asylum
Advocacy for Immigrant Juveniles
Two Hours (Morning Session)
Friday, February 6, 2015
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Morning sessions held at The Louisiana Bar Center, Founders Room
601 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans
8:30 - 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 10:15 Introduction to Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJ)
Ramona Fernandez, Loyola Law Clinic
Flavia Rocha Moody, The Scott Law Firm
10:15 -10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:00 Introduction to Asylum
Hiroko Kusuda, Loyola Law Clinic
Leah Spivey, Ware Immigration
12:00- 1:00 Lunch provided
Afternoon session held at The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR)
One Canal Place, 365 Canal St., Suite 2450, New Orleans, LA
1:00 -4:00 Model Hearing with Immigration Judge
Space is limited, please RSVP to Louisiana Esperanza Project Coordinator:
Emily Trostle at or 225-336-8700 ext. 339
The Louisiana Esperanza Project of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge
More Information And Registration