Two outstanding legal service providers in South Texas have teamed up to offer a free half-day CLE focused on representing non-citizens in criminal proceedings. Texas RioGrande Legal Aid and the South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Representation Project (ProBAR) are hosting “A Practical Guide to Effectively Representing Non-Citizens in Criminal Proceedings” on September 23, 2011 in Edinburg, Texas. The planned program features crImmigration.com patrocinador Carlos M. García of García & García Attorneys at Law, state judge Israel Ramón, Hidalgo County’s Chief Public Defender Jimmy González, immigration attorney extraordinaire Jodi Goodwin, Mario Castillo, a permanent briefing attorney in the Brownsville federal district court whose article on Padilla v. Kentucky I featured this summer, and more. Registration information is available on TRLA’s web site.
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