U Visas and Workplace Crimes

Recorded Date: 
03/14/2013
Recorded Length: 
90 minutes

Join us for a special webinar focusing on assisting victims of workplace crimes in obtaining U nonimmigrant status. We will discuss qualifying crimes, federal and state certifying agency protocols, and the issues that arise specifically in these types of cases.

Presenters:

Eunice Hyunhye Cho, Staff Attorney – National Employment Law Project (NELP), Immigrant Worker Justice Project
Eunice Hyunhye Cho is a Staff Attorney with National Employment Law Project (NELP), which she joined as a Skadden Fellow in 2011. She works with NELP’s Immigrant Worker Justice Project to support and expand the rights of low-wage immigrant workers and is the author of “U Visa Protections for Immigrant Victims of Workplace Crimes” in Clearinghouse Review. She previously worked as a law clerk for Judge Kim McLane Wardlaw of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and, prior to law school, was the Education Director at the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights.

Sally Kinoshita, Deputy Director – Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC)
Sally joined the ILRC as a Staff Attorney in 2001. She brings to the ILRC her expertise on immigration relief for abused immigrant women and children as the author or co-author of a number of ILRC publications, including The VAWA Manual: Immigration Relief for Abused Immigrants; The U Visa: Obtaining Status for Immigrant Victims of Crime; Immigration Benchbook for Juvenile and Family Courts; and Living in the United States: A Guide for Immigrant Youth, and by serving as a trainer to judges, attorneys, accredited representatives, social workers, domestic violence service providers and others.