Session 3: Advocating for U Visa Certifications in Different Political Environments
This session will cover common strategies for advocating for U visa certifications from law enforcement agencies in localities hostile to immigrants and those lacking state certification statutes to compel an LEA response. It will discuss how to navigate various hesitancies and obstacles to certification that LEAs may raise as a matter of internal policy or practice.
Speakers: Nicole Avila, Immigration Attorney, Florida Legal Services; Anna M. Cushman, Staff Attorney at Legal Aid of North Carolina, Immigration Pathways for Victims (IMMPAV) (Former Battered Immigrant Project); Lia Ocasio, Staff Attorney, ASISTA.
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