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Young Lawyers Conference

A Conference of the Virginia State Bar.

Immigrant Outreach

This committee designs projects, including the Immigrant Outreach-Education Regarding Deportation Ramifications of Criminal Convictions program to (1) educate members of the bar regarding deportation ramifications of criminal convictions on immigrants and (2) reach out to Virginia’s immigrant population.

 

Foreign Language Attorney Database

The Committee maintains a database of attorneys who speak foreign languages to assist potential clients find lawyers who can assist and speak their language. Lawyers may add their names to the database and the public may access the database to locate an attorney who speaks a particular language.

 

Add your name to the foreign language attorney database. You can also access the names of foreign language speaking attorneys

 

Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions CLE

As part of the outreach to the legal community in Virginia, the Committee puts on annual programming that educates lawyers on the effects of criminal convictions on an individual’s journey through the immigration process.

 

View the video from the “Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions CLE” from April 2014

 

Pro Bono CLE Series

After the success of the Immigration Consequences series, the Committee established a series devoted to furthering pro bono involvement in the area of immigration law. This series educates attorneys on larger issues in immigration such as asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), and other specialized issues that require the attention of attorneys.

 

View the video from the “Pro Bono CLE Series program from April 2016

 

Naturalization Workshops

The YLC Immigrant Outreach Committee pairs up with Hogar Immigrant Services to facilitate volunteers at monthly Naturalization Workshops to aid local Northern Virginia immigrants with their naturalization applications. After receiving a detailed training, volunteer attorneys meet with applicants one-on-one to review their case and assist in completing their naturalization application. To learn more about how you can volunteer at Hogar’s monthly naturalization clinic, please review the program information here

 

speaker at the April 2014 CLE

 

speaker at the April 2014 CLE

 

Naturalization Clinic

 

Naturalization Clinic

Interested in working on issues affecting immigration? Fill out our volunteer interest form and choose the "Immigrant Outreach Committee."