This five-week training is designed as an introductory course on asylum law. It will provide an overview of asylum law and procedures, as well as offer tips on interviewing clients and advocating on their behalf. This course will provide an in-depth analysis of the various protected grounds and other key issues, including particular social group, the one-year filing deadline and its exceptions, mandatory bars to eligibility, the protection screening process, withholding of removal, and relief under the Convention Against Torture. The course starts on September 28, with access to the e-learning course website and Week One assignment. Once you receive your user name and password, you may participate in a variety of activities for self-directed learning, including reading assignments, exercises, and quizzes. The course will be interactive, with opportunities for online discussion among students, and between the students and the instructors. The course also includes five live webinars conducted on consecutive Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. Eastern starting on Thursday October 5th.
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