CILA Webinar: Immigration Judge Perspectives on Pro Bono Representation and Best Practices
The ABA Children’s Immigration Law Academy (CILA) invites you to a webinar presentation. Join us to hear from former and current immigration judges on
The ABA Children’s Immigration Law Academy (CILA) invites you to a webinar presentation. Join us to hear from former and current immigration judges on pro bono representation and best practices for removal proceedings. This webinar will focus on immigration court practice and procedure, best practices for pro bono attorneys, as well as issues affecting children’s cases in immigration court. The webinar is intended for an audience of pro bono coordinators, pro bono attorneys, and anyone interested in pro bono work. Anyone is welcome to attend, and the conversation will be at an introductory level.
The panel discussion will cover topics including:
• Introductory information about immigration court practice and procedure including what to expect when representing an individual in removal proceedings
• Immigration judges’ perspectives on pro bono representation in immigration court including what has worked well and what has not worked well with pro bono attorneys
• Information about working with children and youth in immigration court
• Best practices and tips from the immigration judge perspective
CILA will close the webinar with information about how to get involved in representation of children and youth. Information about CILA’s Pro Bono Matters for Children Facing Deportation platform and current available pro bono opportunities will also be provided.
Speakers will include:
Judge Jennie Giambastiani, Former Immigration Judge
Judge Carol King, Former Immigration Judge
Judge Kristie-Anne Padron, Immigration Judge
Moderator: Laura Egan, CILA
CILA intends to request Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of
Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 1.5 participatory hours of credit.