Immigrant Rights Teach-In and Know Your Rights Presentations

On November 28th, 2016, the Immigrant Justice Corps and the NYU Immigrant Rights Clinic, together with over 40 co-sponsoring organizations, hosted an Immigrant Rights Teach-In and Know Your Rights Presentation. The event was a success - with over 650 directly affected individuals, allies and attorneys in attendance.  Below are videos of the presentations given that evening. An agenda and materials distributed during the event can be found here. Additional resources provided by our co-sponsors can be found on our Community Resources page.

 


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An Overview of the Immigration Enforcement System
Know Your Rights: Home and Community Raids
Know Your Rights: Detention and Deportation Proceedings
Know Your Rights: Special Concerns for Muslim Communities
How We Should All Prepare: Safety Planning and Finding Good Legal Represtentation
How to Prepare if You Have a Criminal Record
How to Prepare if You Have DACA
How to Prepare if You Are Undocumented
How to Prepare if You Have or Want a Student of Employment Visa
How to Prepare if You Have a Fear of Persecution; Special Issues for Children
How to Prepare if You Are LGBTQ or HIV Positive


 

 

An Overview of the Immigration Enforcement System

Speakers:
Abraham Paulos, Families for Freedom
Alina Das, NYU Immigrant Rights Clinic

 

Know Your Rights: Home and Community
Immigration Raids

Speaker: Genia Blaser, Immigrant Defense Project

 

Know Your Rights: Detention and Deportation Proceedings

Speakers:
Talia Peleg, Brooklyn Defender Services
Luis Mancheno, Cardozo Immigrant Justice Clinic

 

Know Your Rights: Special Concerns for Muslim Communities

Speakers:
Christina Elhaddad, Arab American Association of New York
Nancy Morawetz, NYU Immigrant Rights Clinic

 

How We All Should Prepare: Safety Planning and Finding Good Legal Representation

Speakers:
Maryann Tharappel, Catholic Charities Community Services of New York
Hallam Tuck, New York Immigration Coalition

 

How to Prepare if You Have a Criminal Record

Speakers:
Nyasa Hickey, Brooklyn Defender Services
Genia Blaser, Immigrant Defense Project


How to Prepare if You Have DACA

Speakers:
Danny Alicea, City Bar Justice Center
Stephanie Park, MinKwon Center for Community Action
Tania Mattos, UnLocal, Inc.


How to Prepare if You Are Undocumented

Speakers:
Jojo Annobil, Immigrant Justice Corps
Hasan Shariqullah, Legal Aid Society (New York)


How to Prepare if You Have or Want a Student or Employment Visa

Speakers:
Dominic Kong, Claudia Slovinsky & Associates, PLLC
Jennifer Durkin, Durkin & Puri, LLP; AILA N
Y


How to Prepare if You Have a Fear of Persecution; Special Issues for Children

Speakers:
Annie Chen, Center on Immigration and Justice, Vera Institute on Justice
Victoria Neilson, Immigrant Justice Corps
Claire R. Thomas, New York Law School Safe Passages Project


How to Prepare if You Are LGBTQ or HIV Positive

Speakers:
Pamela Denzer, Immigration Equality
Cristina Velez, HIV Law Project