Free CLE Program and Webcast for NYSBA Members
and Co-Sponsoring Organizations
During the Presidential campaign and post-election, President Donald J. Trump indicated that he would implement significant changes in U.S. immigration law centered on an “America First” platform. On January 25th and 27th, the President signed three executive orders “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States,” “Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements” and “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States.” The executive orders led to litigation in several federal district courts nationwide.
This panel will address a few of these sweeping immigration changes, their impact on families currently residing in the United States and in what capacity the legal profession may be able to meet the needs of immigrant families proactively through family safety planning. Panelists will discuss how to walk a family through a safety plan in a way that will maximize its effectiveness and provide an overview of various custodial and guardianship arrangements for children, both temporary and permanent. Efforts by legal services providers and the private bar to meet the challenges immigrants face in this new environment will also be discussed.
If you are unable to attend in person, this program will also be recorded and streamed as a live webcast.
Overview of Drastic Immigration Changes that Impact Families
Increased Need for Legal Representation in the Face of these Changes
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Honorable Anthony McGinty | Ulster County Family Court
Deborah S. Kearns, Esq. | Albany County Surrogate’s Court
Sarah Rogerson, Esq. | Albany Law School
Alima M. Atoui, Esq. | Albany County Surrogate’s Court
Gerard Wallace, Esq. | Director, NYS Kinship Navigator
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Wednesday, April 12, 2017
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
New York State Bar Center
One Elk Street | Great Hall | Albany, NY
2.0 MCLE Credits in Professional Practice
This is a transitional program suitable for newly admitted and experienced attorneys.
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Presented by the New York State Bar Association Committee on Children and the
Law in conjunction with The Legal Project – Capital District Women’s Bar Association,
Third Judicial District Gender Fairness Committee, Liberty Defense Project, Albany County Bar Association, Empire Justice Center, Albany Law School, NYSBA President’s Committee on Access to Justice, NYSBA Committee on Immigration Representation, NSYBA Committee on Legal Aid, and the NYSBA Committee on Continuing Legal Education.