POSTPONED | Protecting Children through SIJS - Important Updates for a Noble Practice

Event Description

Due to the current situation, this program has been POSTPONED. For the bar association statement on COVID-19 click here.

This program will address:

  • What is happening in rural Minnesota with SIJS cases;
  • Important changes and updates with SIJS cases;
  • The family law aspect to SIJS cases and tips for both immigration and family law practitioners;
  • Pro bono opportunities available to help with SIJS cases. 

Lunch and registration begin at 11:15 AM. Program starts at 11:30 AM.


Alison Griffith | Staff Attorney, Refugee and Immigrant Program, The Advocates for Human Rights

Rebecca Scholtz | Senior Attorney, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC)

Cathleen Sykes | Attorney, Sykes Family Law, P.A.

Moderator: Theresa Dykoschak | Pro Bono Counsel, The Advocates for Human Rights

CLE Credits:

1.5 Standard CLE credits applied for | Event Code: 295870


Immigration Section Members: $10
Non-Section Members: $15
Non-MSBA Members: $25
Law Students: Free

Remote Participation: 

Remote participation is available. Please indicate this option when registering. Instructions will be emailed to you the week day prior to the CLE.

Registration deadline: March 24, 2020

Want more information about the Immigration Law Section? 
To register with a check, please mail in this registration form.
Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy.
Questions? Contact Kayla Erbach  | 612-278-6325

The MSBA is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all members can participate fully. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify Kayla Erbach . Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations.

Register for this Event

This event has been cancelled.

Pre-Registration is Closed

Thursday, March 26, 2020

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Pipestone Room / Minnesota State Bar Association Minneapolis, MN United States