Events & Trainings

CGRS regularly holds and participates in events and trainings in California and around the country and internationally to increase awareness, knowledge, and expertise on refugee law and policy and human rights. Our events and trainings are generally open to the public, including attorneys, government officials, human rights advocates, social service providers, law and undergraduate students, media and others. If your organization is interested in co-sponsoring an event or training, please contact us at

Upcoming Events & Trainings

Training: Asylum for Unaccompanied Children

Date: Friday, February 28, 2020
Time: 8:30 am-4:45 pm
Location: Garrett Townes Auditorium, South Texas College of the Law, 1303 San Jacinto Street, Houston, TX 7702

CGRS and the ABA Children's Immigration Law Academy (CILA) invite you to a free training on Asylum for Unaccompanied Children. The training will cover advanced asylum law issues and focus on developing skill sets for legal representatives practicing in Texas. We will discuss the relevant law, recent legal changes, strategies for working with child clients and preparing an asylum case. We will have the opportunity to discuss real-life cases and brainstorm the best ways to approach the case. This training provides practitioners an opportunity to sharpen your skills to best develop and present your clients' cases.

The training will cover the following topics:

  • PSG Claims in the Aftermath of New Decisions and 5th Circuit Updates for Unaccompanied Children
  • Case Theory Development Workshop for Unaccompanied Children
  • Working with Child Survivors of Trauma
  • Declaration Drafting for Children's Claims
  • MPP, Transit Ban, and New Exclusionary Policies that Affect Unaccompanied Children

Register online here!

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