april, 2021

2021wed28apr2:00 pmwed3:30 pmWebinar: Common Criminal Based Inadmissibility Grounds for SIJ in Texas Event Organized By: CHILDREN'S IMMIGRATION LAW ACADEMY

Event Details

The ABA Children’s Immigration Law Academy (CILA) invites you to a webinar presentation addressing common grounds of inadmissibility for Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) beneficiaries related to Texas criminal statutes. Jordan Pollock, Dallas County Public Defender’s Office, and Karla Garcia, Travis County Public Defender’s office will guide participants through common criminal grounds of inadmissibility that create barriers for SIJ beneficiaries when preparing to adjust status as young adults, and provide tips for overcoming them.  Topics will include:

• Working with the public defender office
• Youthful offender exception
• Drug related offenses
• Assaultive offenses
• Burglary offenses
• Theft offenses

This training is pending approval by the State Bar of Texas for 1.5 participatory hour of CLE credit.