OSI-Baltimore is co-sponsoring a training event with Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland and others on Friday, March 8 from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.
Representing Asylum-Seekers: Model Hearing Edition will include an AM and PM session.
The AM Session will include:
- How to represent children and families applying for asylum while in removal proceedings (including asylum law, special protections for children, filling out the application, and appearing in court).
The PM Session will include:
- A presentation from the Court and a series of model hearings with Assistant Chief Immigration Judge Jack Weil.
The training is part of OSI-Baltimore’s Safe City Baltimore initiative, which provides funding for organizations working to educate immigrant communities about their rights and to provide legal counsel for individuals with viable claims to remain in the United States and for immigrants facing deportation proceedings
To register or view the full list of speakers and topics please visit: probonomd.org/asylum
Additional sponsors include: The American Immigration Lawyers Association DC Chapter, Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant and Multicultural Affairs (MIMA), Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Washington, Catholic Charities of Baltimore, Kids in Need of Defense, and Tahirih Justice Center