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

Where: The Advocates for Human Rights, 330 Second Avenue South, Suite 800, Minneapolis, MN 55401

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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Upcoming Topics in 2020

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

MAY 1

Social Support for Clients 

JUNE 5

Hot Topics in Immigration Court

JULY 10*

Talking about Trauma

AUGUST 7

News on Northern Triangle Cases

SEPTEMBER 4

Help for Humanitarian ASylum Cases

OCTOBER 2

Thinking about T Visas

NOVEMBER 6

Study-up on SIJS

DECEMBER 4

Preparing for Post-Election Immigration

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