A Conversation with AILA Author, Dree Collopy - Roundtable Recording

A Conversation with AILA Author, Dree Collopy - Roundtable Recording

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Please note: CLE credit is not available for Video Roundtables.
Recorded 9/29/2020
1:00 PM (ET)
CLE Eligible No
Length 60 min.
Format Video Roundtable
SKU RT2020-09-29A-REC

AILA University Video Roundtable Discussions are free learning opportunities for AILA members that feature a weekly schedule of live video programming for members to share and learn on a variety of topics. AILA University Video Roundtable Discussions are part of AILA University programming and each session is hosted by two AILA members selected for their expertise. Registration through Agora is limited, on a first come, first serve basis. Sessions take place via the Zoom conferencing platform.

Discussion Topics:

  • New regulations and proposed regulations, impacting asylum eligibility and asylum seekers' eligibility to apply for work authorization.
  • COVID-19's impact on asylum seekers: border closure and exclusions, asylum office and immigration court processing.
  • Current state of border processing: Remain in Mexico/MPP program, Asylum Cooperative Agreements, and PACER/HARP.
  • Updates on the "asylum bans," including the third-country transit ban.

Discussion Leaders:

  • Dree K. Collopy, Author, AILA's Asylum Primer: A Practical Guide to U.S. Asylum Law and Procedure, 8th Ed.
  • Danielle Polen, Moderator, AILA National

The speakers' views do not necessarily represent the views of AILA, nor do they constitute legal advice or representation. Practice tips provided in the written materials are based on the speakers' experiences and current state of the law. Please be sure to conduct legal research and analysis for your unique situation as the law changes quickly and the speakers' experiences may differ from your own.