VOCA Grantee Training: Advocating for Immigrant Survivors
Due to the continuing pandemic, the annual PLAN VOCA Grantee training will again be held virtually. Twelve webinars will be offered throughout the month of June. This will allow grantees to satisfy the 10 hours of mandatory training that PCCD requires of VOCA grantees in Pennsylvania. The full schedule of webinars offered is available at https://palegalaid.net/2021-plan-voca-grantee-training.
12. Advocating for Immigrant Survivors
June 17, 2021. 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
1.5 Substantive CLE Credit
Sarah Martin-Torres, Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center (PIRC)
Whitney Phelps, Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center (PIRC)
This training will provide an overview of key concepts in immigration law and provide information on immigration relief options for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking and related crimes. Participants will be able to recognize immigration legal options appropriate for survivors and their families, and will be able to identify practices their agency can implement to keep immigrant survivors safe.