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.