There is a large unmet need for immigration legal services for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and trafficking. Abusers, offenders and perpetrators of crime often use a person's lack of immigration status as a principal control mechanism and a means of exploitation. Lack of capacity to respond to immigration issues puts survivors at a severe disadvantage.
Department of Justice (DOJ) agency recognition and staff accreditation is the certification of nonprofit legal immigration programs and their staff that allows non-attorneys to practice immigration law as authorized representatives. Join this webinar to learn more about the training and technical assistance that Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) will offer to grantees in 2018. Presenters will provide a brief overview of the recognition and accreditation process and explain the topics and format of immigration law trainings to be offered.