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Call for Submissions – Discussion Series: Disrupted Education in the Lives of Refugee Children and Youth

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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.

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Special Immigrant Juvenile Status: Responding to RFEs & NOIDs

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Special Immigrant Juvenile Status: Responding to RFEs & NOIDs

October 3, 2017 · 11:00am to 12:30pm · Immigrant Legal Resource Center Online Webinar

This webinar will discuss increased patterns involved requests for evidence (RFEs) and notices of intent to deny (NOIDs) with respect to Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) cases as well as strategies for addressing these situations.

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Webinar on Cultural Responsiveness in Early Childhood

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Webinar on Cultural Responsiveness in Early Childhood

October 12, 2017 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families

This webinar will be discussing the guide Developing Culturally Responsive Approaches to Serving Diverse Populations: A Resource Guide for Community-Based Organizations. Join the panel—representing policy, training and technical assistance, and programmatic early childhood organizations—as they discuss ways to conceptualize and achieve cultural responsiveness.

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Parental Detention and Deportation and the Psychosocial Well-being of Latino Children

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Parental Detention and Deportation and the Psychosocial Well-being of Latino Children

October 19, 2017 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EST
The Foundation for Child Development’s Young Scholars Program (YSP)

The Foundation for Child Development’s Young Scholars Program (YSP) is pleased to invite you to the first in a three-part webinar series on issues related to children of immigrant families/immigrant children. YSP supports policy and practice-relevant research that is focused on the early learning and development needs of the nation’s children who are growing up under conditions of economic insecurity and social exclusion. For over 10 years, YSP focused on the early learning and developmental needs of immigrant children/children of immigrants. The goal of this series, presented by former YSP grantees, is to increase awareness of the existing YSP research, what is known, and the implications it has for policy and practice.

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Webinar: The End of DACA

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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.

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Call for Submissions – Discussion Series: Disrupted Education in the Lives of Refugee Children and Youth

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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.

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Welcoming Week

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Welcoming Week

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.

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14th Annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference

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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.

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