This program is designed for attorneys representing people before the New York and Newark asylum offices.
Come hear from experts on how prepare, file and present asylum applications. Focus will be on representing children, however, there will be useful information for all who seek to represent asylum seekers.
Each session will have time for Q and A.
The Asylum Office speakers will not be recorded. Come to the live event!
Moderator Professor Lenni B. Benson
Jennifer Barker, Attorney at NYLAG, Formerly an Asylum Officer–Preparing for the Asylum Interview
Representatives from the Asylum Office (confirmed)–Tips and Descriptions of Current Procedures
Geoff Kagan-Trenchard, Esq.–Exploring Strong Narrative Voice in Applications
Claire Thomas, Adjunct Professor and Director of Asylum Clinic NYLS — Cultural Competency and Keys to Succesful Representation of Asylum Seekers