AABANY ED Speaks at “Bridge the Gap” CLE Orientation Program

On Wednesday, October 23, AABANY Executive Director Yang Chen was a panelist at a CLE Orientation Program presented by the First Department’s Committee on Character and Fitness for a group of about 240 new attorneys who were scheduled to be sworn in to the New York State bar on October 28.  The program took place at NYCLA from 9 am to 11 am, and Mr. Chen provided an overview of ethical issues confronting the new practitioner.  Mr. Chen spoke from his perspective as a practitioner for nearly 20 years working on complex commercial litigation and antitrust matters. Maria Matos, Executive Secretary of the Committee on Character and Fitness and former President of the Puerto Rican Bar Association, organized the event, which is held every few weeks throughout the year.

NYIC Orientation on Deferred Action

August 15: Orientation on Deferred Action

On August 15, 2012, many young undocumented immigrants will be allowed to apply for a temporary work permit and deferred action relief.  

All across the country, immigrant rights groups are organizing legal workshops for youth who might be interested in applying.  In New York, The New York Immigration Coalition and its partners will hold an orientation workshop on:

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

12 pm
 Location TBA

Workshop attendees will receive important information on the new policy and can sign up for upcoming legal clinics to get screened for eligibility and receive assistance from lawyers on beginning the process.

Formal invitation & additional details coming soon
 
To RSVP, please contact ksarabia@thenyic.org