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UHLC co-sponsors 4th annual immigration symposium


Feb. 17, 2014 – The University of Houston Law Center is partnering with the city’s two other law schools and the Houston Bar Association to sponsor the fourth annual symposium dealing with various issues related to immigration.

The two-day Immigration Symposium 2014 is co-sponsored by the Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law and South Texas College of Law. It will be held at the TSU law school, 3100 Cleburne St., on March 20-21.

UHLC Clinical Associate Professor Geoffrey Hoffman, director of the school’s Immigration Clinic, visiting Clinical Assistant Professor Janet Beck , a supervising attorney at the clinic, and Clinical Supervising Attorney Jill Campbell will speak at the symposium.

Topics and how they relate to immigration include provisions of the 4th, 5th, and 6th Amendments, employment and criminal law, pro bono representation, human trafficking, and technology as a helpful tool in the immigration process.

Attorneys in attendance will earn 14 hours of CLE credit, including 4 hours of ethics credit. Cost is $210 ($105/day) for attorneys; and $60 ($30/day) for government employees and non-profit attorneys. Non-attorneys may attend free. for complete brochure.

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