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Justice for Migrant Families Visitor Training

January 29, 2020 @ 5:30 am - 7:30 pm

At Pilgrim St. Luke’s Church, Richmond @W Utica, Buffalo 14222. Immigrant Detention and Volunteer Opportunities training¬† (snow date of January 30th).¬† In this training you will learn how to be an effective and ethical volunteer in the immigrant detention system.
You will learn about:

 . the background of immigrant detention in the U.S. and particularly in NYS

. how the immigrant detention system impacts all areas of immigration, from court to asylum claims to going to the grocery story or the doctor

. the Buffalo Federal Detention Center in Batavia, NY

. the procedures and best practices for visiting the detention center

. ways to volunteer for court support, the local phone hotline, letter writing, transportation, housing and organizing for systemic change

PLEASE RSVP/ email to [email protected] if you or people you know would like to come!


January 29, 2020
5:30 am - 7:30 pm