Continuing Legal Education

Asylum Law and Procedure: The Basics and Current Challenges for Asylum Seekers

This CLE is for attorneys with minimal to no asylum experience who are willing to represent a client seeking asylum through The Advocates' pro bono program. This training provides an introduction to asylum law and procedure and reviews the necessary documentary evidence needed to file an asylum application, as well as updates regarding challenges currently facing asylum seekers. Tips and advice regarding the representation of low-income asylum seekers will also be provided. Attorneys will have opportunities to review sample cases and practice applying the law to the facts of these cases.


Where: Dorsey & Whitney LLP       
             50 South Sixth Street, Ste 1500
             Minneapolis, MN 55402

Date:   November 18, 2019

Time:   11:00 am -12:00 pm

Cost: FREE!

1.0 CLE credit applied for.

Please note that the CLE will be followed immediately by a Dorsey and Whitney team meeting, which is not open to members of the public.

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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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