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New York Law Journal, January 30, 2012

Summit Participants Discuss Efforts to Find Competent Lawyers for Poor N.Y. Immigrants

Additional time and resources will be needed to improve legal representation of the poor in immigration courts, participants in a discussion at last week’s annual meeting of the New York State Bar Association agreed.…Some coordinated efforts already are under way. Last summer, hundreds of attorneys appeared at an event held at the New York City Bar on Aug. 17 and 18 and, promising to provide pro bono representation to immigrants in exchange, received free training from the federal government, the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the state bar.

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