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Welcoming New Americans Symposium

14 Jun 2024

Welcoming New Americans Symposium

8:30am - 5:00pm

Chase Community Center


Join organizations from around Vermont for a free, public symposium on working with and advocating for asylum seekers and other Vermonters seeking humanitarian immigration relief. Professionals and individuals with lived experience from around Vermont will discuss topics including the basics of humanitarian immigration law, the ways in which immigration status impacts access to services and benefits, practicing cultural humility and trauma-informed advocacy, language access, and know-your-rights for undocumented Vermonters. The event will also include a collaborative workshop with other professionals and lay advocates serving asylum seekers, undocumented Vermonters, and other Vermonters seeking immigration relief on best case management practices.

Lunch will be served for in-person attendees. Registration is required.

Check in begins at 8:30 a.m. and panel sessions begin at 9 a.m. ET. The livestream will be available via

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