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Representing Noncitizens Under the Immigration Policies of the Trump Administration

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  • WDA Webinar
When Mar 24, 2017
from 12:00 pm to 01:00 pm
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Contact Phone 206-963-9164
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This webinar CLE will provide defense attorneys with information and analysis of the Trump Administration’s January 25th, 2017. Immigration Related Executive Orders.  These orders bring dramatic changes to the administrations priorities for who, how and when they apprehend, detain and deport noncitizens. These changes have significant implications for how defenders represent noncitizen clients. The CLE will also provide defenders strategies for effective representation of noncitizen clients in light of these changes. 

This webinar will take place on March 24th between 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM. 1.0 Law and Legal CLE credit has been requested. 

To register, please email wda@defensenet.org with "Representing Non-Citizens" in the subject line. 

Presented by WDAIP's own Jonathan Moore, who has worked with people in immigration proceedings since 1983. He worked as a paralegal at Proyecto Libertad, in Harlingen, Texas, with mostly detained Central-American asylum-seekers, from 1983 until 1990. From 1985-1987, he also worked for the Rio Grande Defense Committee, on legal defense of South Texas sanctuary workers. He worked in Seattle, at the Joint Legal Task Force – Hispanic Immigration Program and its successor, the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, mainly on deportation defense, from 1990- 2005. Jonathan Moore was accredited by the Board of Immigration Appeals through NWIRP from 1993 until 2005. He currently works at the Washington Defender Association Immigration Project, supporting public defenders and defense lawyers on issues related to the immigration consequences of criminal convictions. He is a currently a Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) accredited representative through WDA.

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