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Refugee Rights - Where We Are One Year After the First Travel Ban

Date: Tuesday, January 30th 2018
Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm
Location: World Trade Center, Mezzanine Room, 26 SW Salmon, Portland

Credit Type(s): General Credit

This class will explore the iterations of the travel ban, challenges to it along the way, and where we are now, with a discussion of "who's in; who's out." It will also explore the impact of the travel ban and the related devastating cuts in refugee admissions and how they are affecting refugee resettlement agencies, refugees abroad and refugees who live in Oregon. It will provide personal perspectives on who refugees are, the issues and challenges that refugees in Oregon are facing and what lawyers regardless of practice area can do to help. This class will provide relevant and helpful information to practitioners in refugee and immigration practices, as well as any attorney who may represent a refugee in their regular practice. Cheryl Coon, Executive Director and founder of Refugee Disability Benefits Oregon and Z. Hanah Riley, Staff Attorney at Refugee Disability Benefits Oregon will present this class.

For more information: Contact the MBA at 503.222.3275.

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