Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

What Happened at the Border: Analyzing Previous Interactions with Immigration Authorities and the Impact on Future Relief

The Immigration Advocates Network (IAN) invites you to a free webinar. The panelists will discuss the consequences of prior orders by the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration Judges; and, immigration or criminal enforcement in illegal entry/reentry. They will identify key questions to ask clients, and review common scenarios to help you understand the law. WHEN: Thursday, May 4, 2017 2:00 pm Eastern / 1:00 pm Central / 12:00 pm Mountain / 11:00 am Pacific WHO: The panelists are Jodi Goodwin, Law Office of Jodi Goodwin; Michelle Saenz-Rodriguez, Saenz-Rodriguez and Associates; and, Erica Schommer, Clinical Assistant Professor of Law, Immigration and Human Rights Clinic, St. Mary’s University School of Law. The moderator is Meredith Linsky, Director, Commission on Immigration, American Bar Association. To register, visit https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2393066549197438210. Your registration will generate a confirmation email with information on how to join the […]

Webinar on Haitian Asylum Claims

Join IJDH, CGRS Hastings, and Harvard Law’s Immigration Clinic for a webinar on Haitian asylum claims. This webinar is geared towards lawyers but anyone interested in helping is welcome to join. If the webinar is at capacity when you try to join, don’t worry – we will send the recording to registrants afterwards. Register here.

02/24/17: Art-For-Change Black History Conference [EVENT]

Black History Month 2017 in United States of America will start on Wednesday February 1 and will end on Tuesday February 28. To discuss the central role of African Americans in U.S. history, Art-For-Change will host a conference and reception at the Caribbean Art Center. Please join them in participating in this event. The Caribbean Art Center marks Black History Month 2017 with an exhibit of paintings and photographs focusing on black American leaders. WHERE: Caribbean Art Center 155-A Washington Street Dorchester, Boston, MA WHEN: 4:00-8:00 p.m. *Note the time change* Friday, February 24   For more information, contact Jean Sénat Fleury, the Director and Founder, at jeansenatfleury@gmail.com.

02/16/17: Strengthening Haitian – Dominican Relations [EVENT]

Join the DC Afro Latino Caucus in discussing historical facts and current affairs to build trust and create solutions between Haitian/Dominican communities. WHERE: Mount Pleasant Library 3160 16th St, NW Washington, DC 20010 WHEN: 6:30 to 9:00pm Thursday, February 16, 2017   RSVP here.

02/01/17: Above the Law? Holding the UN Accountable for Cholera in Haiti [EVENT]

The cholera crisis and efforts to hold the UN accountable raise critical questions in emerging areas of international law, including the responsibility of international organizations, the right to an effective remedy, and whether individuals should be able to sue the UN in national courts. Join Beatrice Lindstrom, Staff Attorney at the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti and lawyer for the victims, in a discussion of how lawyers are innovating new strategies to strengthen UN accountability and secure justice for victims. WHERE: Classroom F University of Chicago Law School 1111 E 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637 WHEN: 12:15-1:20pm Wednesday, February 1, 2017

01/21/17: Diaspora Challenge Initiative (DCI) Symposium [EVENT]

The Diaspora Challenge Initiative (DCI) sponsored by the LEAD Program of the Pan American Development Fund (PADF) invite you to a celebration and award ceremony presented to honor/congratulate all the winners of the Challenge. Please join them in recognizing the great work of these brilliant champions and Innovators who responded to the call, leading the way in the Haitian Diaspora’s pursuits and actions for a better Haiti Learn more about the DCI at: http://dci.naahpusa.org/ For all questions or to submit your application, email the DCI team at: dci@naahpusa.org WHERE: MIT Conference Center 50 Memorial Drive Cambridge, MA 02142 WHEN: Saturday January 21, 2017 9am to 4pm   For more info or to register for this event, click HERE.

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