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Training: Executive Action Ready

February 10, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

This is an interactive outreach training/workshop hosted by Neighborhood Centers with presentations by various members of the Houston Immigration Legal Services Collaborative.  Topics to be covered include:

 

  • DAPA judicial update
  • Advocacy methods/messaging (local and national)
  • Access to other legal and non-legal services
  • Cultural competency
  • Legal screening beyond DACA/DAPA
  • Preventing Unauthorized Practice of Law
This free training is intended for organizations/stakeholders that work with immigrants, especially those that provide legal immigration services.  Space is limited.  Please RSVP to immigration@neighborhood-centers.org.

 

 

Agenda
9:00 – 10:00 am – Judicial update – Where do we stand with DAPA?… and other hot topics in immigration (Geoffrey Hoffman, University of Houston Law Center)
10:00 – 10:30 am – Guidance for Document Collection (Leslie Crow, Neighborhood Centers, Inc.)
10:30 – 10:45 am – BREAK
10:45 – 12:15 pm – Non-Attorney Track: Immigration 101 & Preventing Unauthorized Practice of Law (Frances Valdez, United We Dream)
10:45 – 12:15 pm – Attorney / BIA Rep Track: DACA/DAPA Eligibility Screening Guidance + Screening for other relief and protections beyond DAPA/DACA (Jill Campbell, Neighborhood Centers, Inc.; Anne Chandler, Tahirih Justice Center; Josephine Sorgwe, University of Houston Law Center)
12:15 – 12:30 pm – BREAK
12:30 – 1:15 pm (lunch) – Cultural Competency Panel (Nusrat Ameen, Daya; Nasim Hoomanrad, Tahirih Justice Center; Elizabeth Tran, Boat People SOS)
1:15 – 1:45 pm – Group Processing Strategies Panel (Frances Valdez, United We Dream; Raquel Barajas, Memorial Assistance Ministries)
1:45 – 2:15 pm – Advocacy – local grassroots and local media (Oscar Hernandez, United We Dream)
2:15 – 2:45 pm – Effective Outreach Strategies (Christina Cave, Neighborhood Centers Inc.)
2:45 – 3:30 pm – BIA Accreditation/Recognition : proposed new EOIR rules and tips for successful applications (Paola Copeland, Catholic Charities Cabrini Center)

Details

Date:
February 10, 2016
Time:
9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Organizer

BakerRipley (formerly Neighborhood Centers Inc.)
Phone:
713-273-3707
Email:
immigration@neighborhood-centers.org
View Organizer Website

Venue

Leonel Castillo Community Center
2101 South Street
Houston, TX 77009 United States
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Phone:
(713) 380-2255
View Venue Website

Details

Date:
February 10, 2016
Time:
9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Organizer

BakerRipley (formerly Neighborhood Centers Inc.)
Phone:
713-273-3707
Email:
immigration@neighborhood-centers.org
View Organizer Website

Venue

Leonel Castillo Community Center
2101 South Street
Houston, TX 77009 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
(713) 380-2255
View Venue Website