Luce Foundation Global Advisor Symposium

You are Cordially Invited to the Global Advisor Symposium. An Overview of Immigration Laws & the Paths to Legal Status for Youth.

J. Luce Foundation, Safe Passage Project to hold Symposium on Youth Immigration Legal Status
NEW YORK - April 10, 2018 - PRLog -- The Safe Passage Project and the James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation are hosting a symposium on youth immigration, titled "An Overview of Immigration Law and the Paths to Legal Status for Youth."

The one-hour event starts at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 13 at New York Law School, located at 185 West Broadway, in New York City.

Keynote speaker Professor Lenni Benson is a nationally recognized expert in the field of immigration and political asylum. She's a professor of law and the founder of Safe Passage Project, created to address the unmet legal needs of indigent immigrant youth living in New York.

"Our once welcoming nation has sadly become hostile to immigrants. It's heartbreaking to hear stories about families getting separated and young people forced to return to countries where their lives are in danger," said Jim Luce, CEO and founder of the J. Luce Foundation. "Professor Benson brings hope to young people, giving them the opportunity to reach their full potential."

Please RSVP by April 12 with your name on your ID for building security.

About the J. Luce Foundation
The Mission of the James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation, Inc. (www.LuceFoundation.org) is to support young global leadership impacting positive social change and the NGOs that support them, particularly in the fields of the Arts, Education, and Orphan Care.

About Safe Project
Safe Passage Project, (www.safepassageproject.org) a registered 501c3 not-for-profit, was created to address the unmet legal needs of indigent immigrant youth living in New York by providing these indigent youth with basic advice and assistance. We work with volunteer attorneys to provide representation for unaccompanied minors in immigration court. Safe Passage provides training, resources, and mentoring to volunteer attorneys regarding Special Immigrant Juvenile ("SIJ") status as well as other possible immigration alternatives for children.

http://www.lucefoundation.org

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