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Friday, March 17 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Beyond Padilla: Deportation Defense Units and Embedded Immigration Defense

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This presentation will talk about the value of having a deportation defense unit or embedded immigration attorneys within a public defender office, as well as how to go about creating such positions. What does it look like for us to push beyond Padilla towards a more robust system of indigent defense on behalf of immigrant clients? What would embedded immigration defense attorneys be able to do? What do the existing models look like and what have embedded immigration defense attorneys been able to accomplish in public defender offices?

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Raha Jorjani

Managing Attorney, Immigration Representation Unit, Alameda County Public Defender's Office
Raha Jorjani is the founder and managing attorney of the Immigration Representation Unit at the Office of the Alameda County Public Defender, California’s first public defender deportation defense unit. The Unit received the 2016 “Program of the Year” award from the California... Read More →

Friday March 17, 2023 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
Room G