Best Practices in Asylum Law Today-Downloadable
Best Practices in Asylum Law Today
This audio seminar was originally presented May 6, 2008
The discussion covers hot topics and new case law; dealing with issues of material support; dealing with the persecutor of others; and effect of the Canadian "safe country" decision declaring U.S. is not a safe third country.
Regina Germain (dl), Aurora, CO
Regina "Gina" Germain has practiced asylum law for the over 20 years and is author of AILA's Asylum Primer, now in its sixth edition. She teaches asylum law and an asylum law practicum at the University of Denver Sturm College Of Law. She also consults privately with attorneys handling asylum cases. She served on the 2011 AILA Annual Conference Program Committee and was awarded the annual Public Service Award from the AILA Colorado Chapter in 2010. She also currently serves on the ABA's Immigration Commission's Advisory Committee
Melanie Nezer, Washington, DC
Melanie Nezer is Migration Policy Counsel for the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) in Washington, D.C. She is a member of the AILA Religious Worker and Asylum Committees and is chair of the national Material Support Working Group. She has authored several articles about the terrorism-related bars to admissibility.
Anwen Hughes, New York, NY Anwen Hughes helps oversee Human Rights First's pro bono representation program for indigent asylum seekers. Ms. Hughes provides training and support to volunteers from law firms in New York and New Jersey who represent asylum-seekers and assists in Human Rights First's local and national advocacy on asylum issues. Before joining Human Rights First in 1999, Ms. Hughes was a staff attorney with Passaic County Legal Aid Society. She graduated from Yale College and Yale Law School
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