Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Most Asylum Seekers Have No Legal Counsel. This Villanova Program Trains Non-Lawyers to Step In.

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The Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription Required) featured Michele Pistone and her new VIISTA program to train immigrant advocates and accredited representatives.  Click here for more about the program, which "aims to teach practical advocacy skills that will make a meaningful difference in migrant and refugee cases. Students will complete up to three, 14 week-long modules, with the ability to become partially or fully accredited representatives."

 

KJ

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/2020/10/most-asylum-seekers-have-no-legal-counsel-this-villanova-program-trains-non-lawyers-to-step-in.html

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