Asylum: Understanding the "Clock"

Recorded Date: 
04/18/2013
Recorded Length: 
90 minutes

The asylum clock calculates a mandatory 180-day waiting period before an asylum applicant can receive work authorization. This webinar will discuss the legal underpinnings of the “clock,” current policies and procedures around calculating the 180 days that will affect your client’s eligibility for employment authorization. This webinar will provide updates to EOIR’s policy for cases in Immigration Court and current litigation regarding this policy.

Presenter:

Erin Quinn, Staff Attorney – Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC)
Erin brings to ILRC over 8 years of experience as an immigration defense attorney and holds a joint degree in law and public policy (JD/MPP) from the University of Michigan. Prior to opening her own practice in 2007, Ms. Quinn represented immigrants as an associate at the Law Office of Robert B. Jobe. Her experience in immigration law and policy includes working as a fellow for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, EU headquarters in Belgium; clerking for the Immigration Court of San Francisco; and guest lecturer at CSU Eastbay.