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Immigration Law Info Session

The Women’s Freedom Center, with support from the Vermont Law School’s South Royalton Legal Clinic and the School for International Training, invites you to an Immigration Information Session to be held in the William Roche Learning Center, Room 205, at the School for International Training on Tuesday, March 28th from 5:00-6:30 pm.

The meeting space is wheelchair accessible.

We invite activists, advocates, attorneys, educators, community members and individuals with questions or concerns regarding immigration related issues to come learn about the topics listed below. In order that the space be as supportive and safe as possible, we respectfully request that people refrain from filming, taking photographs or revealing the identity of those in attendance.

The presentation will be interpreted in Spanish and American Sign Language, and will address Pres. Trump’s Executive Order and Department of Homeland Security memos including:
-The Refugee and Travel Ban
-Interior Enforcement
-Enforcement at the Border
-Issues regarding Sanctuary Jurisdictions
-The Vermont Bill / Statute regarding “Sanctuary Status”
-The Court decision regarding the above issues.

Art Edersheim came to Vermont Law School/South Royalton Legal Clinic in 1999 and is one of the experienced staff attorneys who supervise the Clinic’s student clinicians. Art provides free legal representation to indigent immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. He collaborates with other service providers and advocacy groups to improve the quality of life for those served by the Clinic, and to educate the community about the challenges and complexities of immigration and asylum law. Art also advocates for bias-free enforcement policies, equal access to justice, and more humane immigration laws.