October 31, 2018

Enhancing Detained Individuals Access to Legal Resources and Representation while in ICE Custody

Program Description

The webinar will provide an overview of recent efforts to enhance access to legal representation and resources for ICE detainees, as well as the applicable ICE detention standards that inform and support these efforts.  The webinar will  also discuss the importance of the Executive Office for Immigration Review’s Legal Orientation Program (LOP) and other pro bono legal group presentations (“Know Your Rights” presentations) that take place inside ICE detention facilities nationwide. Finally, the webinar will discuss the efforts of ICE to provide detainees with access to useful legal materials, including the ABA Know Your Rights Video and other self-help legal resources available in most detention center law libraries. 

Speakers

Julie Plavsic, Legal Access Coordinator, and Christopher Cady, Policy Advisor, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO), Washington, D.C. Introduction by Robert Lang, Staff Attorney, ABA Commission on Immigration

Committee/Sponsor

Commission on Immigration 

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