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 […]
What Happened at the Border: Analyzing Previous Interactions with Immigration Authorities and the Impact on Future Relief
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.
As allegations of fraud and proof of such mounted, Haiti’s Provisional Electoral Council released final results for the first round of presidential elections. Daily protests and calls for fair, democratic elections haven’t stopped and some are even calling for a transitional government to hold honest elections. On December 16th, we discussed what has happened since the August 9th round of elections, our work supporting Haitians’ demands, and what we may expect of the round originally scheduled for December 27th (postponed since the webinar). Presenters: Prospere Charles, President and CEO of the 1804 Institute Jake Johnston, Research Associate at the Center for Economic and Policy Research Nik Barry-Shaw, IJDH Voting Rights Associate Moderator: Kem Picard, IJDH Communications Coordinator Here’s some background info:http://haitielection2015.blogspot.com/2015/12/haiti-elections-news-roundup-december-11.html To watch the recording, click here.
BAI and IJDH work to protect the right of Haitians to select their government through fair elections. A key aspect of that work is ensuring that the international community has credible information about Haiti’s political situation. In our July 21 web conference, Jacqueline Charles, Jake Johnston, and Wesley Lainé analyzed the key issues currently being discussed in Haitian and international media. Afterwards, we answered participants’ questions. Below is the outline for the webinar. Click HERE for the full text. IJDH Webinar on Elections in Haiti July 21, 2015 -Jake Johnston, Research Associate at the Center for Economic and Policy Research, provides background on elections in Haiti, focusing on how the 2010 elections set the stage for the current crisis. -Jacqueline Charles, Caribbean Correspondent of Miami Herald, discusses the main issues in the current elections, and the challenges she faces in reporting on elections. -Wesley Lainé, IJDH Legal […]