As community is under attack, the best way to support each other is to have proper information and knowledge. Immigration attorney Nora Phillips (Admitted in IL - practice limited to federal immigration matters) volunteered to hold a forum addressing the current raids and will be answering
questions regarding what to do in case you encounter an ICE agent or are caught in a raid. The presentation will be offered in English and Spanish. She will be guiding community members on how to protect yourselves and answering questions about immigration law.
If you have any questions feel free to call:
a little more background on our lawyer, Ms. Phillips
Ms. Phillips is a national expert on U Nonimmigrant Status and DACA, presents extensively to the legal community on these remedies, and serves as an informal adviser on immigration matters to the Los Angeles Office of the Federal Public Defender and the Los Angeles County Public Defender's Office. Ms. Phillips practices trauma-informed lawyering and has trained attorneys on how to effectively interview clients who have survived trauma. Ms. Phillips sits on the Executive Committee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Immigration Section and, in that capacity, serves as liaison to the Los Angeles Police Department relating to departmental U Visa policy. Ms. Phillips also has significant experience in the areas of VAWA Self-Petitions, DACA, Advance Parole, and Humanitarian Parole, and has also handled TPS, naturalization, and family-based immigration cases, including removal of conditions of residence (joint and waiver). Ms. Phillips has been licensed to practice law in Illinois since 2007.