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Best Practices for Screening and Representing Unaccompanied Children

  • Organization: Immigration Advocates Network, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, Legal Services for Children and Public Counsel
  • Date Created: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
  • Submitted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014
  • Attachment(s): LINK

This webinar discusses the deportation system for children; the attorney-client relationship and ethical considerations; working with children who are traumatized; best practices for screening; and options for relief, with a focus on Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and asylum. The panelists are Hayley Upshaw, Senior Attorney, Legal Services for Children; Kristen Jackson, Senior Attorney, Public Counsel; and Erin Maxwell, Social Worker, Legal Services for Children. The moderator is Angie Junck, Supervising Attorney, Immigrant Legal Resource Center.