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 cgrs-ca@uchastings.edu.

Upcoming Events & Trainings

CGRS MCLE Webinar: What to Do When You Get a Decision from the Ninth Circuit

Please join the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies (CGRS) for a webinar addressing what to do after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issues a decision in a petition for a review challenging the denial of asylum, witholding of removal, or claims under the Convention Against Torture (CAT). During this one-hour training we will discuss what options are available in the event of a grant or a denial of the petition for review, relevant timelines for post-decision processes, and how to prepare clients for this stage in the process. 

Attendees are encouraged to submit questions on the registration form. 

Date: Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 10:30 am - 11:30 am PDT

Presenters: Neela Chakravartula, CGRS Managing Attorney and Anne Dutton, CGRS Staff Attorney

Location: Zoom (link provided after registration)

MCLE: 1 General California MCLE Credit

Register here by Tuesday, August 30, 2022. 

This webinar will be recorded. The recording and materials will be made available to all registrants after the webinar. 

CGRS MCLE Webinar: Breaking Down the Record in a Ninth Circuit Petition for Review

Please join the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies (CGRS) for a webinar discussing the administrative record in petition for review before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. CGRS staff attorneys will walk through the common components of the administrative record, identify key documents for fact-based arguments, and offer practical tips for the initial stages of brieifng. This one-hour training is geared towards attorneys who are new to immigration work in the appellate courts, including those providing pro bono representation. No prior appellate immigration experience is necessary.

Attendees are encouraged to submit questions on the registration form. 

Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 10:30 am-11:30 am PT

Presenters: Annie Daher, CGRS Senior Staff Attorney and Anne Dutton, CGRS Staff Attorney

Location: Zoom (link provided after registration)

MCLE: 1.0 General CA credit

Register here by September 20, 2022. 

This webinar will be recorded. The recording and materials will be made available to all registrants after the webinar. 

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CGRS relies on individual donations to provide informative events and trainings free of charge. Please consider donating to support our work. Donate here.