EAD Regulations for Asylum Seekers: What Happened To Asylum Seeker Work Permits In August 2020, and What Does That Mean for My Clients?
Friday, October 9, 2020 12:00 PM

WHEN: Friday, October, 09 2020, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

PRESENTERS: Advocates for Human Rights Refugee and Immigrant Program Director Sarah Brenes, as well as a social services provider experienced in serving asylum seekers, and an asylee who will share insights regarding the impact of the wait for a work permit on individuals seeking asylum.

CONTENT: The CLE will discuss the full scope of the extensive new August 2020 regulations governing work permits for asylum seekers, including less widely discussed changes that may delay work authorization for asylum seekers, preparing your clients for the longer-than-anticipated wait for work authorization, and social services resources for asylum seekers during the long wait for EAD’s, as well as the experiences of asylum seekers in surviving while waiting for work authorization and asylum seekers’ tips for attorneys on serving clients who are trying to live without work permits. Presenters will also discuss how to ensure that attendees’ clients can benefit from ongoing litigation challenging the new work permit regulations, as well as the current status of the temporary injunction in Casa v. Wolf.

CREDITS: 1.0 Ethics and Bias credit pending

HOW CAN I ATTEND? The CLE will take place remotely via Zoom. A Zoom link will be sent to participants prior to the CLE.