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New York Immigrant Assistance Consortium Conference
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When: 6/9/2014
8:30 AM to 6:30 PM
Where: New York Law School
185 W Broadway
New York, New York  NY 10013
United States
Contact: NY Immigration Coalition

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This Land is Your Land, Too:
Working Together for Immigrant New Yorkers

The inaugural conference of the New York Immigrant Assistance Consortium

June 9th, 2014
8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
Hosted by New York Law School
New York, New York
Sponsored by NYIC, ONA, DYCD, AILA-NY

Don't miss our special plenary, moderated by NY1's Pat Kiernan

Lunch Plenary: Where are we today? City, State, and Federal Perspectives.       


New York Secretary Of State Cesar Perales
NYC Commissioner for Immigrant Affairs Nisha Agarwal
US Executive Office for Immigration Review Director Juan Osuna
             USCIS NY District Director Phyllis Coven      

                              Click here to register.                        

Other panels include:

Anti-Immigration Fraud Efforts & Capacity
Moderated by: JoJo Annobil of the Legal Aid Society

Outreach and Organizing with Community Partners
Moderated by:Marika Dias of Make the Road New York
Ethical Challenges of Direct Services and Representation
Moderated by: C. Mario Russell of Catholic Charities of New York
Innovations in Outreach and Service Delivery through Technology
Moderated by: Mark O’Brien of ProBono Net
Communications, Media, Branding
Moderated by: Laz Benitez of the New York State Office for New Americans
Coordination of Pro Bono and Volunteer Efforts
Moderated by: Miriam Buhl of Weil, Gotshal and Manges LLP
National Perspectives on Legalization Planning and Implementation
Moderated by: Matthew Burnett of the Immigration Advocates Network
Private and Public Funding Partnerships
Moderated by: Christopher O’Malley of the IOLA Fund
Strategic Partnerships with Traditional and Non-Traditional Partners
Moderated by: Betsy Plum of the New York Immigration Coalition


The purpose of this one-day conference is to advance the capacity of immigrant assistance provider organizations in New York that serve clients in an efficient, effective and coordinated manner. The conference will bring members of the Immigration community together to share their best practices and learn from current and prior experiences in immigration assistance efforts like DACA, as well as other mass assistance efforts like those following Hurricane Sandy and 9/11.

The registration fee of $55 covers admission to the conference. Admission includes a light breakfast, lunch, and an invitation to a cocktail reception following the final panel.

Please note that CLE credits will be provided.