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Afghanistan: The Legal Community’s Response

Afghanistan: The Legal Community’s Response


Part 1: Afghanistan Before the US Departure on August 31,2021

  • US and NATO-Led Evacuations 
    • Third country processing ("lily pad countries)
    • Port parole to US 
    • Evacuees at US military bases 
  • Legal relief available 

Part 2: Afghanistan – Post-August 31

  • How to evacuate qualified people
  • Humanitarian Parole
  • Other forms of relief (P1/P2 processing, business immigration visas, asylum etc.)
  • Difficulties re processing in US consulates outside of Afghanistan

Part 3: Lawyers to the Rescue- How can you help?


Lenni Benson, Distinguished Professor of Immigration and Human Rights Law, New York Law School

Elizabeth Riser-Murphy, The Legal Aid Society

Program Chair: Jan Brown, The Law Offices of Jan H. Brown, PC

Program Chair: Allen E. Kaye, Pollack, Pollack, Isaac & DeCicco, LLP

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Published Date:
  • November 8, 2021
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VLM41
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 1.0
Skills Credit(s):
  • 0.5
Total Credit(s):
  • 1.5