The MSBA Immigration Law Section, New Lawyers Section and AILA (MN/Dakotas Chapter) Present
"Gender-Based Persecution as a Basis for Asylum"
Join Emily Good and Stephen Meili for a presentation on gender-based persecution as a basis for asylum. Topics will include: the state of the law on the meaning of "membership in a particular social category" as it relates to persecution based on gender-related grounds, forms of gender-based persecution on which recent successful asylum claims have been based, and 8th Circuit decisions relating to gender-based asylum.
Professor Stephen Meili , Attorney in the University of Minnesota Law School's Immigration and Human Rights Clinic
Professor Stephen Meili is the Supervising Attorney in the University of Minnesota Law School's Immigration and Human Rights Clinic, where students represent and otherwise advocate for asylum-seekers and detained individuals before the Asylum Office, Immigration Court and the Board of Immigration Appeals.
Emily Good, Director of the Refugee & Immigrant Program at The Advocates for Human Rights
Emily Good represents asylum seekers before the Asylum Office, Immigration Court and the Board of Immigration Appeals, in addition to advising volunteer attorneys.
1 hour of Standard CLE credit applied for
Date: Monday, February 28, 2011
Time: Registration and lunch: 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
CLE program: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: MSBA Office
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Immigration Section Members/ New Lawyers Section Members/AILA Members: $10.00
MSBA Members (But Not Immigration Law or New Lawyers Section Members): $15.00
Non-MSBA/AILA Members: $20.00
Law Students: Free
Teleconferencing is available. Please contact Ashley Hacker at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-278-6305 to arrange teleconferencing
Refunds will be processed for cancellation requests received in writing on or before noon on the registration deadline. Requests should be directed to the event contact person listed at the bottom of this notice. Cancellation requests received after this time are not eligible for refunds. You may send a colleague in your place if you are unable to join us and the registration deadline has passed.
Requests for an exception to this policy should be directed to Elyse Farnsworth, Section Services Director, by e-mail or at (612) 278-6336