Calendar /calendar/en-usPro Bono NetImmigration Advocates Network IAN Nonprofit Resource Center 2020-08-10T15:25:55Zhourly11970-01-01T05:00:00Zinfo@probono.net/calendar/event.741708-TN_Issues_at_the_BorderAug 13: TN Issues at the Border /calendar/event.741708-TN_Issues_at_the_BorderTN classification permits qualified Canadian and Mexican citizens to seek temporary entry into the United States to engage in business activities at a professional level in certain pre-designated jobs. Canadian citizens can apply for TN admission directly at a port of entry or major Canadian airport. Our panel of experts will discuss issues that may arise during adjudications at the border and strategies to help resolve them. Topics: Recent Trends Scrutinized TN Occupations All Ports Apply the Same Standards and Interpret the Regulations Evenly, Right? Considerations After CBP Denial The Impact of COVID-19 on TNs at the Border To register or for more information, click here.2020-08-07T18:12:00Z18114001000000842Aug 13, 2020 2:00 PMAug 13, 2020 3:30 PMWebinar/Teleseminar-- /calendar/event.741705-Webinar_1_Public_Charge_Training_of_TrainersAug 18: Webinar 1: Public Charge Training of Trainers /calendar/event.741705-Webinar_1_Public_Charge_Training_of_TrainersThe New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) is offering an online two-day training opportunity for New York State community based organizations to have their staff trained to become resident experts on public charge. Day one will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 18th via Zoom from 9:00am-11:30am. Day two will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 19th via Zoom from 9:00am-11:30am. Participants are expected to attend both sessions. Topics: Train colleagues and volunteers who work with community members on public charge Screen community members to quickly identify those who do not need to be concerned with public charge, and those who should consult with an immigration practitioner Incorporate public charge information into their community education efforts (whether as a standalone training or into the organization’s larger community education work) To register, click here.2020-08-07T18:04:00Z181010018114001000001612Aug 18, 2020 9:00 AMAug 18, 2020 11:30 AMWebinar/Teleseminar-- /calendar/event.741704-Webinar_2_Public_Charge_Training_of_TrainersAug 19: Webinar 2: Public Charge Training of Trainers /calendar/event.741704-Webinar_2_Public_Charge_Training_of_TrainersThe New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) is offering an online two-day training opportunity for New York State community based organizations to have their staff trained to become resident experts on public charge. Day one will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 18th via Zoom from 9:00am-11:30am. Day two will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 19th via Zoom from 9:00am-11:30am. Participants are expected to attend both sessions. Topics: Train colleagues and volunteers who work with community members on public charge Screen community members to quickly identify those who do not need to be concerned with public charge, and those who should consult with an immigration practitioner. Incorporate public charge information into their community education efforts (whether as a standalone training or into the organization’s larger community education work) To register, click here2020-08-07T18:02:00Z181010018114001000001044Aug 19, 2020 9:00 AMAug 19, 2020 11:30 PMWebinar/Teleseminar-- /calendar/event.741707-Relief_in_Removal_ProceedingsAug 20: Relief in Removal Proceedings /calendar/event.741707-Relief_in_Removal_ProceedingsThis training will offer an overview of certain forms of relief from removal including cancellation of removal for permanent residents, cancellation of removal for nonpermanent residents, adjustment of status, motions to reopen, motions to reconsider, and voluntary departure. Other forms of relief will be noted, but not covered in detail as they are the subject of other trainings, including asylum, withholding of removal, and Convention Against Torture relief, as well as 212(c) and 212(h) waivers. To register or for more information click here.2020-08-07T18:08:00Z181090018114001000000929Aug 20, 2020 1:00 PMAug 20, 2020 5:00 PMWebinar/Teleseminar-- /calendar/event.741699-Emerging_Public_Charge_Issues_Related_to_COVID19Aug 25: Emerging Public Charge Issues Related to COVID-19 /calendar/event.741699-Emerging_Public_Charge_Issues_Related_to_COVID19In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, federal, state, and local governments are creating relief programs to provide services and resources to community members facing health and financial challenges. However, due in part to the overlapping timeline of coronavirus and the implementation of new public charge rules, many immigrant community members are fearful of utilizing available relief programs. Note: this will be a Calfornia-focused webinar. Topics: Brief overview of public charge Policy updates on public charge topics Emerging public charge issues related to COVID-19 Overview of relief programs How relief programs could trigger public charge consequences How to distinguish benefit programs that immigrants might access because of financial hardship from COVID-19 To register for this event, or for more information, click here.2020-08-07T17:21:00Z181140010000009291000001044Aug 25, 2020 2:00 PMAug 25, 2020 3:00 PMWebinar/Teleseminar-- /calendar/event.741701-Crafting_a_Winning_Particular_Social_Group_for_an_Asylum_CaseAug 27: Crafting a Winning Particular Social Group for an Asylum Case /calendar/event.741701-Crafting_a_Winning_Particular_Social_Group_for_an_Asylum_CaseAfter recent interpretations by the attorney general and the BIA narrowing the scope of "particular social groups" (PSGs), practitioners have been left wondering how to craft a social group definition that will pass scrutiny. What is working, what is not working, and what are the alternatives? Our panel of experts will address practical tips regarding crafting PSGs. They also will examine the current state of the law after some federal courts have started pushing back. Topics: How Should I Frame the PSG? How Many PSGs Should I Present for My Client? How to Show "Social Distinction" How to Craft Non-Family PSGs Recent PSG Decisions in Federal Court How to Distinguish Your Case and Use Legal ity to Create a Successful PSG The Impact of COVID-19 on PSG Cases To register for this event or for more information, click here.2020-08-07T17:44:00Z18109001000001613Aug 27, 2020 2:00 PMAug 27, 2020 3:30 PMWebinar/Teleseminar-- /calendar/event.724222-Selected_Issues_in_Immigration_Program_ManagementSep 24: Selected Issues in Immigration Program Management /calendar/event.724222-Selected_Issues_in_Immigration_Program_Management* This is a two-day training (9/24 - 9/25). This advanced immigration program management course addresses current topics that immigration program directors face, in addition to some of the long-standing challenges in this daily work. It features proven and promising practices that have been tested by other practitioners across the country, within and outside CLINIC’s growing network of affiliates. Through discussion and small group activities, you will have the chance to put many of these concepts into practice before the session ends. Additionally, you will be able to network with your peers who closely understand what it takes to succeed in this role. Topics: Effective case management policies, procedures and forms Samples case management forms review and assessment Developing policies and procedures that can accommodate a higher client demand Generating and analyzing data using an electronic case management system. Program evaluation techniques Gaining more stakeholder support and community donations Troubleshooting staffing issues Common issues that arise in our network Registration: To register for this event, or for more information, click here.2020-01-24T18:38:00Z18114001000001684Sep 24, 2020 9:00 AMSep 24, 2020 5:00 PMPortlandOR