First Friday Coffee and Case Discussion Series
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When: First Friday of every month from 9-10 AM

Where: (Typically at) The Advocates for Human Rights, 330 Second Avenue South, Suite 800, Minneapolis, MN 55401, however, VIRTUAL ZOOM DISCUSSION UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Cost: FREE!

Parking:  Parking on 2nd Avenue opens after rush hour at 9am.  If you arrive right at 9, you should be able to find on-street metered parking.

Designed for new and existing volunteer attorneys, this discussion series provides space to connect with other attorneys handling cases with similar topical issues.  The Advocates staff will guide informal discussions related to the topic of the day and share timely information with group participants.  This is an opportunity to revisit cases that have been stuck in the procedural backlog, brainstorm creative legal arguments and identify potential solutions to case challenges.  

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2020 Topics

DATE

TOPIC

JANUARY 3

Chatting about Children and Family Cases

FEBRUARY 7

Discussing Detained Cases

MARCH 6

Screening for Alternative Relief

APRIL 3

Engaging on Ethiopia VIRTUAL DISCUSSION

MAY 1

Social Support for Clients  VIRTUAL DISCUSSION

JUNE 5

Hot Topics in Immigration Court  VIRTUAL DISCUSSION

JULY 10*

Talking about Trauma  VIRTUAL DISCUSSION

AUGUST 7

News on Northern Triangle Cases *VIRTUAL DISCUSSION

SEPTEMBER 4

Help for Humanitarian ASylum Cases *VIRTUAL DISCUSSION

OCTOBER 2

Study-up on SIJS *VIRTUAL DISCUSSION

NOVEMBER 6

Thinking about T Visas *VIRTUAL DISCUSSION

DECEMBER 

Preparing for Post-Election Immigration *VIRTUAL DISCUSSION

*Held on the second Friday of the month due to July 4 holiday.