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Immigration Advocacy: Perspectives Of Health Law, Psychology And Social Work

Immigration Advocacy: Perspectives Of Health Law, Psychology And Social Work

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This panel will address immigration advocacy in the context of the needs of immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers before, during and after the pandemic. The work of attorneys, psychologists and social workers will be featured, as well as the strengths of interdisciplinary collaboration. Participants will be briefed on recent NYSBA Resolutions, as well as comment letters of other bars and organizations on issues relating to immigrant detention, highlighting the importance of advocating for immigrants’ access to health and mental health services and the contributions of the respective professions to this policy goal. Evaluations for the purposes of asylum will also be described, and the legal and ethical challenges in conducting such evaluations.

Start Date:
  • June 5, 2021
Start Time:
  • 9:00 AM
End Time:
  • 11:00 AM
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 2.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 2.0
Region:
  • Virtual Participation
Format:
  • Webinar
Product Code:
  • 0KL21
NYSBA Member Price: $75.00 Join (or renew) for special member pricing
Non-Member Price: $175.00
Sponsoring Committee Group
  • Committee On Continuing Legal Education
  • Health Law Section
  • Immigration And Nationality Committee