D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center Public Benefits Training Series: Immigrant Eligibility for Public Benefits

Date & Time: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 from 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm

CLE Credit: No

Event Description

Eligibility for public benefits for non-citizens is complicated. Allison Miles-Lee (Bread for the City) and Laurie Ball Cooper (Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia) will provide an introductory overview of immigrant eligibility for DC and federal public benefit programs. Cori Alonso-Yoder (Whitman-Walker Health), an experienced immigration attorney, will provide an overview of common immigration statuses for D.C. area residents and the public charge ground of inadmissibility. Presenters will also discuss immigration status and eligibility for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

Lunch is NOT provided, but please feel free to bring your lunch with you.  


Sponsors: Whitman-Walker Health; Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia; Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless; Bread for the City; Legal Counsel for the Elderly

D.C. Bar Conference Center
1101 K St., NW
Conference Center
Washington DC 20005
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Contact Information
Stanley Augustin
Phone: 202-737-4700ex. 3293
Fax: 202-942-9752

Registration Fee $15.00

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