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Careers in Immigration Law: There Is More Than One Way

Careers in Immigration Law: There is More Than One Way
Thursday, April 15, 2021 | 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Program Fee:
Students or Alumni of Sponsoring Schools: Free
Members: Free
Non-Members: $25

This program is part of the New Lawyer Institute. Students and Alumni from sponsoring law schools: To ensure your free registration, please update the 'law school' section under Manage My Account prior to registering, or register using your law school email address.

Please Note: A final confirmation containing the Zoom link and Access Code to join the event will be sent to ALL registrants 2 hours prior to the start of the event.

Immigration law touches almost every aspect of legal practice. The field itself is constantly changing. Despite a slow-down in many fields of law, the need and the demand for immigration attorneys has been rising. There is more than one way to be part of the immigration bar. Join us to hear from a panel of diverse immigration practitioners, each representing a different way you can practice immigration law. Panelists will discuss the many dimensions of immigration law from individual representation to policy. The program will focus on the journey of each panelist, how they got to where they are, what their jobs entail, and entry points into their specializations. This event will feature a moth-style story telling panel as well as the opportunity to engage in small groups with practitioners to learn about their work and seek advice on your own professional journey.

Danny Alicea, Litigation Supervisor, Immigration, Center for Family Representation

Miriam D. Lacroix, Founder, Lacroix Law. P.C.
Erica Morgan, Supervisory Asylum Officer, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Stephanie C. Robayo, Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen & Loewy LLP
Jessica L. Rofé, Toni Rembe and Arthur Rock Immigrant Defense Fellow; Supervising Attorney, Immigrant Rights Clinic, New York University School of Law 
Edit Stelczner, Steczner Law
Cristina Velez, Senior Staff Attorney, National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild
Sponsoring Association Committee:
Immigration & Nationality, Danny Alicea, Chair

Co-Sponsoring Committees:
Diversity, Equity, and inclusion, Matthew Morningstar & Robert Marchman, Co-Chairs 
New Lawyers Institute, Brian Farkas, Chair 
Small Law Firm, Anne Wolfson, Chair 
Law School Sponsors:
Albany Law
Brooklyn Law School
Columbia Law
Drexel Law
Duke Law School
New York Law School
Pace School of Law
Penn Law
Quinnipiac Law
Seton Hall
St Johns Law School

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