Wednesday, October 28, 2015

December 11: Webcast + NYC - Human Trafficking in Immigrant Communities: Legal Responses #probono

An expert faculty of judges and practitioners will address the complex legal issues that arise when working with immigrant survivors of human trafficking, as well as immigration remedies and benefits available.
What You Will Learn
  • Trafficking in immigrant communities: common patterns and best practices for identifying victims
  • Immigration remedies and benefits for victims of trafficking
  • Challenges and special considerations inhandling a pro bono trafficking case.
This program is aimed at legal services/nonprofit attorneys who work with immigrant and at-risk clients, and attorneys who would like to provide pro bono services to survivors of human trafficking.
Title:
Human Trafficking in Immigrant Communities: Legal Responses
When/Where:
December 11, 2015
1:00 PM Eastern
Webcast - Register Now!
Also presented in-person in New York, NY
Speakers:

  • Chairperson: Hon. Betty Weinberg Ellerin ~ Chair, New York State Judicial Committee in Women in the Courts, New York State Unified Court System (Ret.); Senior Counsel, Allston & Bird LLP
  • Melissa A. Brennan ~ Deputy Director, Anti-Trafficking Initiative, Sanctuary for Families
  • Hon. Pamela K. Chen ~ United States District Judge, United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • Lori L. Cohen ~ Director, Anti-Trafficking Initiative, Sanctuary for Families
  • Timothy A. Fallon ~ Senior Immigration Attorney, Her Justice
  • Mollie Isaacson ~ Deputy Director, New York Asylum Office, USCIS
  • Anne Milgram ~ Senior Fellow, Center on the Administration of Criminal Law, New York University School of Law
  • Ziad Reslan ~ Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
  • Hon. Toko Serita ~ Acting Justice of the Supreme Court, New York City Criminal Court, Queens County
  • Rosie Wang ~ Staff Attorney, Sanctuary for Families
  • Charlotte A. Watson ~ Executive Director, New York State Judicial Committee on Women in the Courts, New York State Unified Court System
  • Lynne L. Wilson-Bruchet ~ Victim Assistance Specialist, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement - Homeland Security Investigations
  • Program Attorney: Janet L. Siegel ~ Program Attorney, Practising Law Institute

Credits:
Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Virgin Islands, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
By:
Practising Law Institute
Cost:
Free
More Information And Registration