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Legal Representation for Migrants: What’s Happening?

LWVUS Immigration Discussion Group Steering Committee invites you to attend an informative session discussing migrants 

Hear from Andrew Schoenholtz, Lisa Koop, & Erika Pinheiro who help provide legal representation and assistance to migrants. 

They will discuss what their organizations do, what they see occurring with migrants’ representation needs, how policies have changed and the impact on migrants. Hear their suggestions on what could improve situations for migrants. You will have a chance to ask questions and learn how to get involved.

Please join us!

Register to receive a Zoom link to the event.

LWVUS Immigration Discussion Group Steering Committee is comprised of members from across the United States. 
Questions about this event or want more info on our committee, please email

Speaker Biographies

Andrew Schoenholtz, Professor from Practice; Director, Center for Applied Legal Studies (CALS), Georgetown University Law

CALS represents refugees seeking political asylum whose requests have already been rejected by the US government. 

Lisa Koop, National Director; National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC)
NIJC offers consultations and legal representation for low-income immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers.

Erika Pinheiro, Executive Director; Al Otro Lado
Al Otro Lado provides legal and humanitarian support for migrants in the US and Tijuana.

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Monday, April 8, 2024, 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM Central Time (US & Canada) (UTC-06:00)
Videoconference information will be provided in an email once registration is complete.
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Event Contact(s):
Advocacy - Immigration
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