The New York State Bar Association


The Committee on Children and the Law
2013 Robert J. Schack Memorial Program



North of the Border:

Rights and Remedies for

Immigrant Children and Families


Immigration basics for Family Court and matrimonial attorneys.  This program will give you an overview of the remedies you will need to know in order to represent clients with immigration issues, including the types of immigration status, SIJS and other immigration relief available, relevant benefits and services, the collateral consequences for immigrants involved in Family Court and criminal court proceedings, and the effect of Secure Communities enforcement (S-Comm) and the new deferred action initiative (DACA).  Don't make Padilla errors -- be aware of how your court's actions will affect your client and his or her family!

Where and when:


9:00 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.

Hilton New York

1335 Avenue of the Americas
(between 53rd and 54th Streets)

New York City



Last Updated November 17, 2012


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