Sunday, February 8, 2015
Unaccompanied Immigrant Children and the “Priority Docket”: New York’s Experience (February 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm) is a program that should be of interest to our New York City area readers.
On August 13, 2014, the Immigration Court in New York began to prioritize deportation proceedings for recently arrived unaccompanied immigrant children. This free program will discuss legal, policy, personal and practical issues relating to unaccompanied children in immigration proceedings, and in particular New York’s experience with the priority docket.
Date: RESCHEDULED FOR FEBRUARY 10, 2015 DUE TO SNOW
Time: Reception at 6 pm; program from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Location: New York Law School, Auditorium (A014), 185 West Broadway, New York, NY, 10013
CLE: 1.5 Continuing Legal Education credits will be offered through this program (transitional and non-transitional)
Panelists: Jojo Annobil, Attorney-in-Charge, Immigration Law Unit, Legal Aid Society
Annie Chen, Associate Program Director, Center on Immigration and Justice, Vera Institute of Justice
Desireé C. Hernández, Staff Attorney, Safe Passage Project
Virna Wright, U.S. Immigration Judge
Moderator: Lenni Benson, Professor of Law, New York Law School; Director, Safe Passage Project