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ATTORNEYS – Train for Our FREE Immigration Legal Clinics; EVERYONE – Volunteer to help!

Posted on September 25, 2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out These Two (2)! Great Immigration Volunteer Opportunities

Opportunity #1!

Are you an attorney looking to brush up on humanitarian and family-based immigration?

  • Sign up for our FREE Training Opportunity for Community Legal Clinic Volunteers!

Announcing a Free Community Legal Clinic training on Screening Scenarios at Community Immigration Clinics.

It will prepare attorneys for pro bono volunteering at community clinics.  Subjects include

  • Asylum
  • U/T/VAWA, naturalization
  • Common crim-imm scenarios
  • Family-based immigration

Presenters include

  • Parisa Karaahmet and Sophia Goring-Piard of Fragomen
  • Brooklyn Defenders' Office attorneys
  • CUNY Citizenship Now!
  • The City Bar Justice Center

When:  This Thursday, September 27 from 6 - 8:3 0pm

Where:  Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP, 7 Hanover Square, New York, NY 10007.

Register Now: RSVP to the Fragomen Fellow, Caitlin Miner-Le Grand, at cminer-legrand@nycbar.org

Opportunity #2!

Not an attorney and want to help?

  • Volunteer for Our Catholic Charities NY Community Legal Clinics in Kingston and Poughkeepsie

FREE training will be provided in advance via webinar.

Dedicated and personable volunteers are needed for:

  • Information gathering
  • Legal screenings
  • Application assistance

You will meet with:

  • Prospective clients
  • Gather information about their journey to the United States & life histories
  • Work with Catholic Charities attorneys to inform immigrants about their rights and legal options.

When and Where:

Volunteer in Kingston

Volunteer in Poughkeepsie

Spanish Fluency not required, but preferred.

Sign up for Catholic Charities NY’s free immigration legal assistance