Psychological Issues and Techniques in Navigating the Asylum Process e-Consultation

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Wednesday, 21 February 2018

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This e-Consultation follows our webinar on Psychological Issues and Techniques in Navigating the Asylum Process on Febraury 14, 2018.  It is part of the National Capacity Buidling (NCB) project series of webinars. It was presented on February 21, 2018, and features Carol Gomez, Hawthorne Smith, and John Wilkinson. 

Resources

A state by state guide on who can complete the I-589 and provide legal advice on immigration law: https://cliniclegal.org/upil

Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) List of Pro Bono Legal Service Providers https://www.justice.gov/eoir/list-pro-bono-legal-service-providers

Asylum basics: Elements of Asylum Law by Immigration Equality.org https://www.immigrationequality.org/get-legal-help/our-legal-resources/immigration-equality-asylum-manual/asylum-basics-elements-of-asylum-law/#.WpbadGrwa71

USCIS Affirmative Asylum Interview Scheduling memo: https://www.uscis.gov/humanitarian/refugees-asylum/asylum/affirmative-asylum-interview-scheduling

For more information on the legal needs of survivors of torture, including explanation of the 5 protected grounds for seeking asylum, see The Fundamentals of Providing Services to Survivors of Torture: Legal Services, Parts 1 and 2.  http://healtorture.org/content/fundamentals-legal-services-part-1.  You will need to register for membership on HealTorture.org to access this course

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