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Advancing Systemic Racism Arguments in Immigration Enforcement Proceedings
Legal Aid Ontario’s Refugee Law Office (RLO) will host a free webinar to assist immigration lawyers and other practitioners working with racialized clients in immigration enforcement proceedings. Panelists include Nana Yanful (Legal Director of Black Legal Action Centre), Andrew Brouwer (Senior Counsel at the Refugee Law Office), and Prasanna Balasundaram (Director of Downtown Legal Services). Topics will include:

- Judicial consideration of the impacts of systemic racism in criminal sentencing
- Strategies and resources for advancing similar evidence and arguments in the immigration context, including removal order appeals, humanitarian and compassionate applications, and detention reviews
- Social history reports, such as Impact of Race and Cultural Assessments (IRCA)

Registration is open to all LAO refugee roster lawyers and any other interested persons.

Jan 17, 2022 02:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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