Remedies for Victims of Domestic Abuse

Friday, September 7, 2012 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
Penn State Law University Park




CLE Program on Immigration Remedies for Victims of Domestic Abuse

Staff Attorney, Lisa Hurlbutt will be in State College, PA next week, speaking at the CLE Program on Immigration Remedies for Victims of Domestic Abuse, co-sponsored by Penn State Law’s Center for Immigrants’ Rights and the Centre County Women’s Resource Center’s Civil Legal Representation Project.

The program will include the “nuts and bolts” of the U visa, T visa and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) protections and also a discussion about how the policy and politics affect the scope of these protections.  Lisa will be joined by:

Justine Andronici, Director, Centre County Women's Resource Center's Civil Legal Representation Project

Rena Cutlip-Mason, Senior Advisor, Office of Citizenship and Immigration Service Ombudsman, Department of Homeland Security

Joanne Lin, Legislative Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

Lesyle Orloff, Associate Vice President and Director, National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project, American University Washington College of Law

Christie Popp, Directing Attorney, Immigrants' and Language Rights Center, Indiana Legal Services, Inc.

Mony Ruiz-Velasco, Director of Legal Services, National Immigrant Justice Center


Find more information about the event and registration: Photo courtesy of the same site.

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