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  • September 23, 2019
  • September 24, 2019
    NIJC and pro bono partners experienced in successfully representing detained asylum seekers will discuss law and strategy for these cases in IL, WI, IN. CLE (IL) is offered. As this training will build on NIJC's general training on Representing Asylum Seekers we recommend participants have attended a training or watched our webinar. Attorneys with current cases and those who are interested in representing before the immigration court are welcome. Please RSVP by September 18:  Representing Detained Asylum Seekers: A Practical Approach for Pro...  
  • October 10, 2019
    Join our Fall training in Indiana on Representing Asylum Seekers on Oct. 10, 2019, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm. This training provides an intensive introduction to the basics of asylum law before the asylum office and the immigration court. Experts will discuss current laws, policies and strategies to work with clients to prepare and present a strong case.  Indiana and Illinois CLE credit will be available, but space is limited!  Please contact Anna Sears at ansears@heartlandalliance.org to RSVP or with any questions.   
  • October 17, 2019
    Join our Fall training on Representing Asylum Seekers on Oct. 17, 2019, from 8:45 a.m. - 12:00 pm. This training provides an intensive introduction to the basics of asylum law before the asylum office and the immigration court. Experts will discuss current laws, policies and strategies to work with clients to prepare and present a strong case.  Illinois CLE credit will be available, but space is limited!  Please contact Anna Sears at ansears@heartlandalliance.org to RSVP or with any questions.   
  • November 1, 2019
    On Nov. 1, 2019, from 12:00 – 2:00 pm, join us for a training for pro bono attorneys interested in representing immigrant victims of crime who are eligible to apply for U visas. This immigration benefit helps victims escape domestic violence, receive protection from deportation, and obtain work authorization. Illinois CLE credit will be available. The training is generously hosted at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP with lunch provided. RSVP by Oct. 28 at https://immigrantjustice.salsalabs.org/probonotraining-uvisas
  • Join us for the first National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) 5K Run/Walk for Immigrant Justice in Goshen, Indiana! Together, we will raise awareness, support immigrants’ rights, and fund life-changing legal services in our community. We are seeing unprecedented attacks on our immigrant neighbors and those seeking safety in the United States. Having a lawyer can prevent deportation, keep families together, and ensure everyone knows their rights. Your participation in this race, and any additional donation you are able to make to NIJC, will fund legal services for families who face separation and individuals—including women, men, and children fleeing harm—and community outreach and education. REGISTER NOW!