Webinar: The End of DACA
(CLINIC, Sept 8, 2017)
In light of the Trump Administration’s announcement of the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) has produced a webinar and other resources which detail current policy changes, ramifications for clients, know-your-rights information, and more. For the time being, current DACA beneficiaries will retain their deferred action status and employment authorization until their current grants conclude.
Call for Submissions – Discussion Series: Disrupted Education in the Lives of Refugee Children and Youth
The Emerging Scholars and Practitioners on Migration Issues (ESPMI) Network requests submissions for their Discussion Series on Disrupted Education in the Lives of Refugee Children and Youth. This series will address the greatest impacts of disrupted education on refugee children and potential solutions. The submission deadline is October 15, 2017.
Call for Proposals!
The 31st Annual Research and Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Behavioral Health Conference Planning Committee requests proposals for research related to children, youth, and their families. Special topic tracks include, youth and young adults, child welfare, and more. The deadline for submissions is October 27, 2017.
September 15th – 24th · Across the U.S.
During this annual series of events, communities bring together immigrants, refugees, and native-born residents to raise awareness of the benefits of welcoming everyone. Find toolkits and resources for hosting your own Welcoming Week event or locate workshops, potlucks, and other events to attend.
14th Annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference
Monday, September 25, 2017 · 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. · Georgetown University Law Center
The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., the Migration Policy Institute and Georgetown University Law Center convene to discuss relevant policy and legal analysis on immigration. Experts will offer insight regarding the changes to immigration enforcement at the border and in the U.S. interior, the legal challenges related to executive orders, the changes to refugee resettlement and possible reform of the legal immigration system, etc.
Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: Training Institute
September, October, & November · Los Angeles, CA
The “train-the-trainer” program prepares local community leaders to deliver the Abriendo Puertas curriculum to parents in their neighborhood.
QIC-DVCW Invites Applications for Research and Capacity Building Projects
Deadline for letter of intent to apply: Sept. 8, 2017
The Quality Improvement Center on Domestic Violence in Child Welfare (QIC-DVCW) invites applications for Research and Capacity Building Projects (RCBPs).
Border Social Services Tour to Nogales
Oct 5 – 6, 2017
Highlights: Visit with the Mexico Consulate in Tucson, immigrant organization representatives, Mexican Institute of Migration (INAM) Grupos Beta, Kino Border Initiative women’s shelter, and CAMDEP. Contact: Jeremy Arp, firstname.lastname@example.org
American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition
Chicago, Sept 16-19, 2017
Features organization plenary sessions on the opioid epidemic, immigrant child health, advocacy and gun safety, among 350 other sessions.