Date: December 7, 2022
Country conditions experts can be critical in asylum cases providing evidence and bolster the client’s credibility. In this virtual training, country conditions experts and immigration attorneys will share successful strategies in working together before and during the asylum case, tips for testimony preparations with country conditions experts, and special considerations when working with children and youth. Panelists will share their insights, experiences, and practical pointers.
The presentation aims to deliver tailored guidance for advocates working on asylum cases or considering taking on an asylum case.
Dr. Lauren Heidbrink, MA/MS, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Human Development, California State University Long Beach
Anne Dutton, Staff Attorney, Center for Gender & Refugee Studies, University of California Hastings College of Law
Dr. Amelia Frank-Vitale, Postdoctoral Research Associate and Lecturer, Program in Latin American Studies, Princeton University
- S. Ellie Norton, Senior Practitioner in Residence, Immigrants’ Rights/International Human Rights Clinic, Seton Hall University School of Law
- Moderator: Laura Egan, Managing Attorney, Children’s Immigration Law Academy
- Quick Guide: Engaging Country Conditions Experts in Asylum Cases(December 2022): This Quick Guide is intended to overview some of the common questions new-to-immigration attorneys may have on engaging country conditions experts.
- Resource Guide for New-to-Immigration Attorneys (October 2022) General go-to resources.
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