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Immigration Law Workshop: The Laws and Politics of Detention and Deportation

Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Please join us for a day long workshop on immigration.  Speakers include:

Jessica Ordaz, PhD, Sawyer Fellow, Washington Institute for the Study of Inequality - The Detention and Deportation Regime: The Social Impacts of History, Economics and Law
Colleen Melody, JD, Chief of Wing Luke Civil Rights Division, Washington State Office of the Attorney General - The Role of the State in the Federal Immigration System: Avenues and Roadblocks to the State’s Ability to Protect Its Residents
Hilary Han, JD, Dobrin and Han, PC - Defending Against Deportation: The Immigration Court Process, Challenges to Deportability and Relief from Removal
Jonathan Moore, Washington Defender Association - Deportations and Criminal Convictions
Luis Cortes, JD, Barrera Legal Group - The Basics of Detaining Immigrants: Detention Length, Bond and Triggers to Civil Mandatory Confinement
Danielle Rosché, JD, Rosché Immigration Law PLLC - Immigration Options for Vulnerable Populations: Minors, Asylum Seekers, and Crime Victims

Workshop Cost

Lawyer (Includes CLE credit) - $250
General Public (no CLE credit) - $200
Lawyer- Non-Profit Organization (Includes CLE credit) - $125
Law Student (no CLE credit) - $50
Undergraduate Student (no CLE credit) -$25


To attend please RSVP here .  To ensure a spot, please register by October 25, 2017


To cancel your registration please contact Brown Paper Tickets at 800-838-3006 or via email at  They will issue your refund in the method you paid for your tickets.  Please be advised it can take 3-10 business days for your bank to post the refund on your account.


6 CLE Credits (5 Law & Legal Procedure and 1 Other CLE Credit) are approved in Washington State

Accommodations for Disabilities

To request accommodations for the disabled, please contact the Disability Services Office at 206.543.6450 (voice); 206.543.6452 (TTY); or (E-Mail).


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