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Protecting Immigrant Communities from 'Muslim Registries' & CARRP Delays

  • 55 Columbus Avenue San Francisco, CA, 94111 United States (map)

MCLE TRAINING

Representing and Protecting Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim, and South Asian Clients from “Registries” & Delays and Pretextual Denials of USCIS Applications (CARRP)

There is urgency within Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim, and South Asian (AMEMSA) immigrant communities in light of calls for a so-called “Muslim registry” and “ban on Muslim immigration.”  Please join us for a 101 training that will cover:
How immigration law has intersected with national security in past discriminatory registration programs such as the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS);

How USCIS policies allow for pretextual delays and denials of AMEMSA USCIS applications through CARRP; review of ACLU-SC updated practice advisory on representing immigrants facing CARRP;

How these programs intersect with FBI and law enforcement; and

Best practices when representing AMEMSA clients.
Speakers: Jennie Pasquarella, Director of Immigrant Rights & Staff Attorney at ACLU Southern California; Staff from Advancing Justice- Asian Law Caucus; Staff from Council on American-Islamic Relations, San Francisco Bay Area; and more. 

We will also provide information on future volunteer and training opportunities. Register here

Friday, January 27th
11:30-1:00pm
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus
(55 Columbus Ave., San Francisco) 
Light lunch will be served

*CLE credit pending*

Earlier Event: January 26
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Later Event: January 27
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