Remote Training Opportunities Available

The Advocates for Human Rights offers a number of asylum-based trainings throughout the year. A number of these trainings are now available for viewing at your own convenience. 

Asylum Corroboration and Testimony Webinar
The Advocates staff attorneys presented a webinar in February 2015 about corroborating an asylum application and preparing your client to testify. Members of the Immigrant Advocates Network can view the webinar through their website by clicking here.

Three-Hour Comprehensive Asylum Basics Training
This CLE is for attorneys and support staff with minimal to no asylum experience willing to represent a client seeking asylum through The Advocates' pro bono program. This training provides an in-depth introduction to asylum law and procedure, and it reviews the documentary evidence necessary for asylum applications. Tips and advice regarding representation of low-income asylum seekers is also featured.

View the three-hour asylum basics training.

Getting the Story Out - Asylum Affidavits Webinar
In September, The Advocates staff attorneys presented a webinar on drafting your asylum client's affidavit. Members of the Immigrant Advocates Network can now view the webinar through their website by clicking here

International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) Training
Watch video of training to train volunteers to assist people affected by President Trump's travel ban issued by executive order on January 27, 2017. Click here to watch video.

For more information, contact Sarah Brenes at 612-746-4684 or sbrenes@advrights.org.