The Border and Beyond: Health and Hardship of Families Migrating to the US Amidst Evolving Federal Policy
The event will feature a panel discussion and a Q&A session with:
Anand Balakrishnan J.D., Staff Attorney, Immigrants’ Rights Project, ACLU Dr. Neeraj Kaushal, PhD, Professor of Social Policy & chair of doctoral program at Columbia School of Social Work Dr. Spyros Orfanos, PhD, ABPP, Clinic Director of NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis
The Advocates for Human Rights has established its National Asylum Hotline, which will attempt to help recently released Central American migrants find the legal resources they need to complete their immigration into the United States. If there are no services available, volunteers and staff attorneys at the hotline might place the refugees’ cases with volunteer lawyers who may be able to help, or they might work to provide the refugee with other legal resources. The Asylum Hotline - (612)...
An article by our very own Dr. Joanne Ahola on how mental health providers can assist in documenting the psychological impact of anti-LGBT persecution and its impact on the ability to secure refugee status.