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Esperanza's Continuing Legal Education Classes 

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project is pleased to announce Continuing Legal Education (CLE) classes for non-profit attorneys and public defenders interested in learning more about the intersection of criminal and immigration law, and specifically about the immigration consequences of criminal convictions.

2014 CLE TOPICS

8:30 AM – 12:00 PM on Fridays

 

 Click here for registration packet: CLE Registration Packet

 

Click here for a printable flyer: 2014 Esperanza CLE Flyer

 

May 9, 2014
8:30 am – 12 pm
 Introduction to Representing Immigrants in Removal Proceedings (including court room etiquette and procedure)
Presenter:
- Attorney Rea Mae Gacad from Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project  
 
                                     
June 13, 2014
8:30 am – 12 pm
Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (including one-parent SIJS)
Presenter:
- Directing Attorney Lindsay Toczylowski from Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project 
 
July 18, 2014
8:30 am – 12 pm
U-Visa (emphasis on detained immigrants)
Presenters:
- Managing Attorney Tania Vargas from Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project 
- Managing Attorney Patricia Ortiz from Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project
  More Information: Session 3: U-Visa Flyer   
                                   
Aug. 15, 2014
8:30 am – 12 pm
Introduction to Asylum in Removal Proceedings (emphasis on minors & common claims from Central America)
Presenters:
- Directing Attorney Lindsay Toczylowski from Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project
- Directing Attorney Erika Pinheiro from Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project 
 
Sept. 19, 2014
8:30 am – 12 pm
New Trends in Asylum Law
Presenter:
- Directing Attorney Erika Pinheiro from Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project 
 
Oct. 10, 2014
8:30 am – 12 pm
Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions (emphasis on criminal bar attorneys)
Presenters:
- Program Director - Attorney Caitlin Sanderson from Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project
- Attorney Saira Aguilar from Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project 
 
Nov. 7, 2014
8:30 am – 12 pm
New Trends in Criminal-Immigration Law
Presenters:
- Program Director - Attorney Caitlin Sanderson from Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project