Introduction to Legal Training Resources

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Emily Good from the Advocates for Human Rights provides an introduction to the training resources available for lawyers serving asylum seekers. These resources can be found here:

This video is approximately 4 minutes long.

This legal training section has been compiled through the combined efforts of Emily Good, former Director of the Refugee & Immigrant Program of The Advocates for Human Rights; Regina Germain, author of AILA's Asylum Primer: A Practical Guide to U.S. Asylum Law and Procedure and former Legal Director of Rocky Mountain Survivors Center; and participants in the National Capacity Building Project's 2011 institute: Torture Survivors Seeking Asylum: The Intersection of Forensic Mental Health Evaluation and Legal Representation.


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