Continuing Legal Education

Best Practices in Representing Immigrant Clients in North Dakota and Common Forms of Immigration Relief


WHEN: Thursday, September 24, 2020, from 9 am to 11 am CDT

WHERE: Via webinar. Webinar details will be shared with all registrants


CLE Credits: 2.0 CLE Credits (ND) CLE Credit in MN will be applied for


Please join the staff of Lutheran Social Services of ND and The Advocates for Human Rights to learn tips and best practices for serving immigrant clients in ND, including information about resources that may be helpful to your immigrant clients, spotting potential eligibility for common forms of immigration relief and where to refer eligible clients, how to respectfully discuss challenging issues with immigrant clients, and pro bono opportunities for ND-licensed attorneys interested in assisting children and families eligible for immigration relief. Attorneys will receive a brief introduction to best practices in representing asylum seekers, Special Immigrant Juveniles, and/or trafficking survivors in ND and learn about next steps to get involved in this much-needed work.



Challenges to Protecting Women from Violence during COVID-19

WHEN: September 24 at 12:00-1:00PM Central Time (U.S. & Canada)

WHERE: Zoom Webinar

TOPICS: Domestic violence, sexual violence, COVID-19

COST: Free

CLE Credits: 1.0 CLE Credit

DESCRIPTION: The Advocates undertook fact-finding to investigate challenges in the legal system’s response to domestic and sexual violence under COVID-19. Kaarin Long and Rosalyn Park will present preliminary findings from interviews with systems actors in the Metro Area and Greater Minnesota. 



Remote Training Opportunities

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. 

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