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Heather Scavone presents at Creighton University School of Law

Elon Law Clinical Practitioner in Residence for the Humanitarian Immigration Law Clinic, Heather Scavone spoke on March 6 at the Nebraska law school's conference on "Effective Representation of Asylees and Refugees."

Scavone presented on the following topics at the conference:

  • Evidentiary Challenges with Asylee/ Refugee Relative Petitions
  • Preparing Waivers on Behalf of Refugees and Asylees,
  • Plenary Panel: Family Reunification for Refugees and Asylees.

Other speakers at the conference represented the following nonprofit, government and international organizations: Catholic Charities of Omaha, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., Church World Service, Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, Human Rights First, the International Rescue Committee, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, United States Department of State, and World Relief.

Elon Law Humanitarian Immigration Law Clinic Immigration Counselor Andrew J. Haile and Clinic Paralegal Meredith DiMattina presented at the conference on the subjects of “Consular Processing for Refugee and Asylee Derivatives” and “Effective Representation of Elderly and Disabled Naturalization Applicants” respectively.

Click here for more information on the Humanitarian Immigration Law Clinic at Elon Law.

Click here for more information on Heather Scavone.

Philip Craft,
3/16/2012 8:15 AM