Beyond Status: Meeting the Legal Needs of Today's Immigrants
|Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 11:45 AM to 1:30 PM
|Venue: Minneapolis, MN United States Get Directions
Register Before October 20 to save $10
The current national discussion on immigration creates an opportunity for our legal community to respond to the urgent legal needs of immigrants. These needs extend beyond just the question of legal status and include many basic issues such as access to safe housing, employment and government benefits. This luncheon program will feature a panel of attorneys and clients discussing how lawyers can assist immigrants across a wide variety of legal issues and the impact legal assistance makes in the lives of new Minnesotans..
Opening Remarks: Representative Ilhan Omar, Minnesota House District 60B
Moderator: Emily Good, Legal Services State Support
Anne Applebaum, Immigrant Law Center (DACA)
Colleen Beebe, Volunteer Lawyers Network (Family Preparedness)
Michael Cockson, Faegre Baker Daniels (Housing)
Sandro Garofalo, Target Corporation (Employment)
Laura Melnick, Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services (Government Benefits)
CLE Credits: 1.5 CLE Credits to be applied for | Event Code: TBD
MSBA Members & Non-Members before 10/20/17: $30
After 10/20/17: $40
Law Students: FREE
Stinson Leonard Street
50 South Sixth Street, Suite 2600
Minneapolis, MN 55402
** Lunch is included in your registration fee.
Teleconferencing/webconferencing is available. Please indicate that you will attend remotely when registering. Conferencing instructions will be sent via e-mail on Monday, October 23rd. If you plan to participate remotely, please contact Steve Marchesewith your name and email address no later than Friday, October 20th.
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Steven Marchese | 612-278-6308