Immigration Law Cle Luncheon — Juvenile Cases

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Colorado Bar Association says
Working with Minor Children in Removal Proceedings: SIJS, Affirmative Asylum, and Issues to look out for in Juvenile Cases

The CLE will discuss practical and ethical issues with working with minor children in immigration removal proceedings. In particular, I will discuss making sure minor clients understand the proceedings being conducted against them, understand any legal contract they are signing, and having an adult in their life who can care for them and be held accountable. I will also discuss common defenses for children in removal proceedings.

Within that discussion I will focus on Affirmative Asylum and Special Immigrant Juvenile cases, including a discussion about whether filing affirmative asylum for children who entered the United States under the age of 18 and have subsequently reached the age of majority is still an option under the new administration. With respect to Special Immigrant Juvenile status I will discuss advanced issues regarding requesting Special Immigrant Juvenile status for children who are about to turn eighteen, and how to avoid Requests for Evidence and Denials in these case types for this vulnerable population.

Speaker:
Jocelyn Jenks

Cost:
$15.00 for Immigration Law Section Members
$20.00 for Non-Section Members
$5.00 Call-in option

RSVP: Email lunches@cobar.org or online.

If registering for the call-in program, please indicate you will participate by phone. All registered call-in participants will be emailed the phone number, materials and CLE affidavit code the day of the program. RSVP deadline is noon, Monday, February 6. No refunds will be available after that date, or for no-shows.

*Applied for one General CLE credit*
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By: Colorado Bar Association

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