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Friday, May 10 • 3:45pm - 5:15pm
Major Immigration Updates: Asylum and Other Hot Topics

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The session will focus on recent changes and developments in substantive immigration law. It will provide attendees an in-depth look at recent policy and legal developments pertaining to asylum claims and other immigration issues. Specifically, it will address recent changes in the adjudications of affirmative and defensive asylum claims.


Robyn Barnard

Staff Attorney, Human Rights First
Robyn Barnard is a Staff Attorney in the Los Angeles office of Human Rights First. She provides support to volunteer lawyers who represent asylum seekers at all levels of the immigration and court system. She also represents asylum seekers throughout the immigration process. Robyn... Read More →

Nareeneh Sohbatian

Immigration Pro Bono Supervisory attorney, Winston & Strawn LLP
Nareeneh Sohbatian is Winston & Strawn LLP’s Immigration Pro Bono Supervisory attorney. Ms. Sohbatian manages the firm’s pro bono immigration project, which consists of a docket of over two hundred pro bono immigration cases. She creates and implement

Friday May 10, 2019 3:45pm - 5:15pm EDT
Marriott Ballroom Salon 1