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Annual Asylum Conference
6/2/2006 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Join local and national asylum experts and government officials to learn the basics of asylum law and practice.  Experienced immigration attorneys and asylum volunteers will get up-to-date information about new legislation, cases, and policies affecting asylum seekers.  Register now for this essential course.

  • The Basics of Asylum
  • Membership in a Particular Social Group: A Gender Analysis
  • Preparing the Asylum Case
  • Practice Before the Chicago Asylum Office
  • Working with Survivors of Torture
  • Advanced Practice: Asylum Law Legislative and Federal Court Updates
  • Emerging Issues in Asylum Law
  • Immigration Court Practice

Faculty includes Deborah Anker (Harvard Law School Immigrant and Refugee Clinic); Maria Baldini-Poterman (Scott D. Pollock & Assoc. PC); Audrey Carr (Michael H. Davis Law Office); Benjamin Casper (Attorney at Law); Immigration Judge Joseph Dierkes; Karen Ellingson (Attorney at Law); John Keller (Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota); ICE Assistant Chief Counsel Kevin Lashus; Anne Lockner (Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi, LLP); Immigration Judge Kristin W. Olmanson; Nancy Peterson (Attorney at Law); ICE Assistant Chief Counsel Daniel Pornschloegl; Dr. Patricia Shannon (Center for Victims of Torture); Dinesh Shenoy (Ingber & Aronson, PA); Virgil Wiebe (University of St. Thomas School of Law)

6 Standard CLE Credits To Be Applied For.

Cost: $125 - General; $50 - Nonprofit/Government Employee; $30 - Student.

To register contact Kim Babine at [email protected]