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2019 Community-Oriented Defender (COD) Network Conference 
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Wednesday, June 5 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Discussion Group: Immigration

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This discussion group will open with a brief presentation on how child protection cases in family court can become entangled with immigration issues and the deportation system. The discussion leader will also highlight tools a holistic defense team can use to leverage the family court system's emphasis on the parent-child relationship and best interests of the child to improve outcomes in the immigration system. Then it's time for your stories, experiences, and struggles with immigration issues. Let's talk this through and come up with some workable solutions.

Speakers
avatar for Tina Luongo

Tina Luongo

Attorney-in-Charge, Criminal Defense Practice, Legal Aid Society
Tina Luongo is the Attorney in Charge and chief defender of the Criminal Defense Practice of The Legal Aid Society, NYC’s citywide public defender. In addition to 5 trial offices located in each borough of NYC, Tina oversees two law reforms units that mount class action litigation... Read More →
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Anne Oredecko

Legal Aid Society of New York, Supervising Attorney, Racial Justice Unit
Anne Oredeko is the supervising attorney at the Racial Justice Unit at The Legal Aid Society. Before this position, she gained experience in the community lawyering model at Youth Represent. While there, she developed the School Justice Project, where she worked with students in the... Read More →
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Roshelle Amezcua

Family Defense Practice Attorney, The Bronx Defenders
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Imogene Mankin

Immigration Practice Attorney, The Bronx Defenders


Wednesday June 5, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm EDT
Severn 2nd Floor

Attendees (3)