​​​Asylum Program Training


Asylum Law and Procedure Training
Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 2:00-4:15pm (2.0 hours of MCLE of credit available, with a 15 minute break)
Location: Casa Cornelia Law Center, 2760 Fifth Ave. Ste. 200, San Diego CA 92103

Learning objectives for the Asylum training:
While representing a client assigned by CCLC:
 1. Identify the statutorily-required elements for Asylum (and related protection) and legally-sufficient evidence to support the claim;
 2. Timely prepare a complete application for Asylum (and related protection) and competently represent the client before the Immigration Court and/or the Asylum Office; and
3. Represent the client in a trauma-informed, age-appropriate manner.

RSVPs are required, as space is limited. If you are a licensed Attorney and would like to participate in this training, please contact Pro Bono Program Director Katherine Paculba Lacher, at KPaculba@casacornelia.org, or 619-231-7788, x304.



Children's Program Training


SIJS (Special Immigrant Juvenile Status) training, to represent children eligible for immigration relief who have been abused, abandoned or neglected
Thursday, May 31, 2018, 9:45am-12:00pm  (2.0 MCLE credits are available, with a 15 minute break)
Location: Casa Cornelia Law Center, 2760 Fifth Ave. Ste. 200, San Diego CA 92103

Learning objectives for the SIJS training:
While representing a client assigned by CCLC:
1. Identify the statutorily-required elements for SIJS and legally-sufficient evidence to support the claim
2.Timely prepare a complete petition for findings regarding SIJS and competently represent the minor client in state court;
3. Timely prepare a complete application for SIJS and competently represent the minor client before the USCIS and the immigration court;
4. Represent the client in a trauma-informed, age-appropriate manner.
*Please note: This training is appropriate for attorneys with an active California license.  Volunteer Attorneys for SIJS need a California license because the cases involve work in California state court.

RSVPs are required, as space is limited. If you are a licensed  Attorney and would like to participate in this training, please contact Pro Bono Program Director Katherine Paculba Lacher, at KPaculba@casacornelia.org, or 619-231-7788, x304.



Victims of Crime Program Training 


​To be updated as trainings are scheduled. 


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